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LeBron James says he 'could care less' about his shooting from three

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LeBron James has been having trouble from three-point range recently; the Cleveland Cavaliers forward has not hit a shot from deep in six games and has missed all of his previous 18 attempts. 

He missed five from beyond the arc on Friday night as the Boston Celtics left the Quicken Loans Arena with the win, thanks to a buzzer-beating three from Avery Bradley.

It was a particularly frustrating game for the four-time MVP; Boston's inbound with 4.1 seconds on the clock came courtesy of James after Evan Turner's missed free throw bounced out off of the Akron native.

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The 12-time All-Star cut a frustrated figure post-game and snapped after he was asked about his productivity from deep.

Via cleveland.com, James said: "I could care less about what I shoot from the 3. It's not my game.

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"Like I tell you guys at the end of my career they're not going to say LeBron was a great 3-point shooter. I'm going to continue to take them. I work on them. If they go in, fine, if not, I'll live in the paint.

"So I'm not a 3-point shooter, I never will be a 3-point shooter. If I shoot it well, cool, but that doesn't define my game, shooting 3s."

James did bag 30 points against the Celtics but couldn't stop the Cavs falling to their second defeat under Tyronn Lue. 

They still sit top of the Eastern Conference but the Toronto Raptors - full of confidence after 13 wins in 14 - are just 1.5 games back.

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Cleveland Cavaliers
Central Division
NBA Playoffs
LeBron James

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