LeBron James was just en fuego during the Miami Heat's 125-107 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats at American Airlines Arena on Monday night, breaking a personal and franchise best with a 61-point haul.
The Bobcats defense simply had no answer for King James as he shot 8-10 from three-point land on his way to a new career high, in addition to breaking team record that has lasted nearly two decades, with a 61 point outing and social media went nuts.
Dominique Wilkins on the other hand wasn't impressed.
"No denying he put on a shooting display. He was hot," said 'Nique on his Twitter account.
"[But] let's not forget, he was playing the Bobcats. A sub-500 team with a match up nightmare.
"Obviously I love scoring & a great offensive performance is exciting to watch, especially from the young talent today. But great basketball is even better to watch! The work, the schemes, the battles, the enforcers inside...a lot of that is lost."
To further emphasise his point, Wilkins said even he, at his age, could do a lot of damage against the Bobcats' defense, saying:
"It was too easy to score. At 54 years old I could drop 40 on that D."
That suggests Charlotte's defense is frail, though as it turns out, it's anything but since the team rank fifth in the NBA in points allowed and seventh in opponent's field goal percentage.
Plus, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is no slouch on the defensive end either, though with the shots James was making, he may as well have stayed home and not bother coming to work that night. Just look at the video at the top.
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