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Cavs coach thinks LeBron James could become only the second player ever to do one thing

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There are not many things beyond the power of LeBron James.

After a fast start to the season that has seen the Cavaliers start their title defence 5-0, James has picked up right where he left off.

So far, King James is averaged 22.4 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds a game and he coach believes that if he put his mind to it, LeBron could become the second player ever to average a triple-double in a season.

"I think he could if he wanted to," said coach Tyronn Lue before the Cleveland Cavaliers' 128-122 win over the Boston Celtics on Thursday.

The one and only player ever to average a triple-double for a season was Oscar Robertson in 1961-62, when he put up a ridiculous 30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds and 11.4 assists for the Cincinnati Royals.

For what it's worth, LeBron does not consider the feat one of his goals.

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"It’s not on there and I never thought it would be possible again after obviously The Big O did it, but if you see the game today, you see guys like [Russell Westbrook] and what he’s doing every night and I’ve come close a few times this season," James said.

"I don’t know if it’s just more possessions or guys are just in the right place at the right time, but it’s not something that I’ve typed down [in my phone]. But I’ve always told you guys I want to be a triple threat for my team every night and that’s scoring, rebounding and definitely getting my guys involved, and if it results in that then I’m fine with that."

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