Prior to tonight, LeBron James had a 1-10 record in Game 1 on the road. This time, he would not be denied.
The King was aggressive from the start, dropping 15 points on 7/8 from the field in the 1st quarter alone.
— NBA (@NBA) May 18, 2017
And he kept his foot on the gas, finishing with 38 points, 9 rebounds, and 7 assists on 14/24. That’s now seven straight playoff games with 30+ points. Peep the full highlights above.
After the game, LeBron said he “didn’t feel that great” after ten days off and that he’ll feel a lot better for Game 2:
— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) May 18, 2017
Video courtesy of GD Factory Clips.