Not the Lakers’ year

LeBron’s magnificent collision with reality

BY DAVID THORPE

The Lakers’ 2020 NBA title run was incredible to watch and—as someone who just rewatched—best captured in this play. It was Game 4 of the Finals, the Lakers were up two games to one. The Heat had been chasing the Lakers since the second quarter. With Jimmy Butler’s hard-driving layup, the Lakers had been caught. Tie game. 

If the Heat coul…

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