VIDEO: LeBron James’ Game 5 Triple-Double Performance

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LeBron James has given us some historic individual performances in these NBA Finals, particularly in the first three games where the Cavaliers gained an early 2-1 edge. The Golden State Warriors have since won two straight, including last night’s 104-91 Game 5 win to earn a 3-2 series lead.

But LeBron was once again a special force in Game 5 with his 14th postseason triple-double and 6th in the NBA Finals. James finished with 40 points, 14 rebounds, and 11 assists in the loss.

LeBron is averaging over 36 points, 12 rebounds, and 8 assists in this series. He’s on the verge of being the first player to ever average 35/10/5 in a Finals, and he’s now the only player besides Jerry West in 1969 to score 40 in a triple-double game in the Finals.

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Martin is the Founder, Chief Editor, and Head Skills Development Trainer for Basketball Society. He has work experience in digital media and marketing, radio, and journalism. Currently, he does freelance work as a videographer and content creator. He has been featured as a writer on sites such as Def Pen, TV Film News, All Hip-Hop, and more. Martin played high school basketball at South Brunswick High School (NJ) where he graduated in 2007. He is a 1,000-point scorer at SBHS and an All-Middlesex County performer as a 3-year varsity starter. He helped lead SBHS to their first-ever Central Jersey Group 4 sectional state championship in 2007. Martin played college basketball at Eastern University, where he graduated (BA, Communications) in 2012. Martin was a four-year starter and a 1,000-point scorer at EU. Follow Martin on Twitter @Marsoaries and on Instagram @martin_soaries

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