HOUSTON, Texas — In his seventeenth season, four-time Most Valuable Player, LeBron James continued his dominance with a spectacular 35 point, 12 assists and 5 rebound in a 124-115 win over the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center on Saturday.
James and the Los Angeles Lakers currently hold the best record in the Western Conference with 34 wins and 8 losses — second best record in the NBA to the Milwaukee Bucks.
Lebron was praised for his stellar play by spectators who showered him with “M-V-P Chants, ” something he deemed as truly humbling in a post-game interview.
“It’s so humbling … Being able to do it at a high level with a great team and a historical franchise like the Lakers I couldn’t ask for anything better than that.”
Path opens up and the King takes advantage 👑🔨
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— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) January 19, 2020
The former No.1 overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft, currently ranks #1 in assist with 10.9 per game. He ranks 11th in points per game at 25.5 and 27th overall in rebounds per game at 7.7.
James is on a quest to capture his 5th MVP.
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