LeBron James: Top 5 playoff performances
Given his outstanding postseason so far, we thought it would be timely to take a look back at the King’s greatest playoff performances.
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LeBron James is a beast at the best of times, yet he’s a different animal all together in the NBA playoffs. The 2018 playoffs have been arguably been his best of his career, coming after he played a full 82 games in the regular season for the first time.
James is averaging 34 points, nine assists and just three turnovers a game this postseason. He added to his already Game 7 history, scoring 45 points to go with eight rebounds and seven assists against the Pacers to send the Cavs to a showdown with the top-seeded Raptors. The Cavs made short work of the Raptors, sweeping them in a fashion no one predicted. Game th3 saw LeBron drop 38 points to go with a game winner off the board for a 3-0 series lead.
But among all this postseason greatness, which performances have stood out most? Let’s take a look at LeBron’s top 5 playoff performances.