VIDEO: LeBron James on history, Lakers and Indiana in the finals of the NBA Cup

LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers) at the game against the New Orleans Pelicans/photo: EPA-EFE/ALLISON DINNER

The basketball players of Los Angeles Lakers и Indiana Pacers will play for the trophy in NBA Cup in the first season of this competition after the victories over New Orleans, i.e. Milwaukee.

The Lakers in Las Vegas defeated the Pelicans 133:89, while the Pacers were better than the Buckeyes in a much more interesting match (128:119).

The game between the Lakers and New Orleans completely marked one of the greatest players of all time, LeBron James. "The King" had an impressive performance in just 22 and a half minutes – 30 points, eight assists, five rebounds (4/4 three-pointers, 8/8 from the free throw line, 7/12 overall from the field).

James, who will turn 30 on December 39, became the first player in NBA history to score 30+ points with 5+ rebounds and 5+ assists in less than 23 minutes. Also, no one before him in the history of the Los Angeles club has scored 30 points in one game so quickly.

Indiana in the victory over Milwaukee was led by Tyrese Halliburton who recorded 27 points, 15 assists and seven rebounds.

The final match between the LA Lakers and Indiana for the trophy and the prize of $500.000 (per player) in the NBA Cup will be played on December 10 in Las Vegas.

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