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LA Lakers 102-96 Miami Heat: Twitter erupts as KCP's clutch performance gives LeBron James and crew 3-1 lead in 2020 NBA Finals

2020 NBA Finals - Game Four
2020 NBA Finals - Game Four
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Modified 07 Oct 2020, 09:57 IST
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The LA Lakers came out victorious against the Miami Heat after a closely fought Game 4 on Tuesday night. The Heat were in the game until the last minute, but some clutch shots from Anthony Davis and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope sealed the game for the Purple and Gold. After their 102-96 win in Game 4, the LA Lakers have a formidable 3-1 lead in the series and are just one game away from winning the 2020 NBA Finals.

Even though the Miami Heat got a boost with Bam Adebayo's return in Game 4, the LA Lakers' exceptional efforts on either end of the floor in the 4th quarter made all the difference. Let's take a look at how Twitter reacted to this epic Game 4 matchup between the LA Lakers and the Miami Heat.


LA Lakers superstar LeBron James sloppy with the ball despite near-triple-double performance

2020 NBA Finals - Game Four
2020 NBA Finals - Game Four

LeBron James had the most points among any player in the game, and ended up with a solid statline of 28 points, 12 rebounds, and 8 assists. But despite the impressive numbers, James struggled with handling the ball at times and turned the ball over 6 times in the game.

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Though LeBron James had just 8 points with 5 turnovers at half-time for the LA Lakers, he found his rhythm in the second half and scored 20 points with just 1 turnover in the 3rd and 4th quarters combined.

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While Danny Green's shooting woes continued, LA Lakers' Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was impressive throughout the night and ensured that the Miami Heat stood no chance in the game with some clutch buckets.

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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope ended up with 15 points and 5 assists, and was the 3rd best scorer on the LA Lakers team. 


20-year-old Tyler Herro continues to shine for the Miami Heat in his first NBA Finals

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2020 NBA Finals - Game Four
2020 NBA Finals - Game Four

Miami Heat rookie Tyler Herro was in the news after his 'mean mug' at the end of Game 3 went viral. He backed it up with another impressive performance tonight - 21 points, 7 rebounds, and 3 assists.

However, there was a hysterical moment early in the game when LeBron James bulldozed his way to the rim by pushing the rookie off the floor.

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The Miami Heat will look to achieve the near-impossible feat of coming back from a 3-1 deficit as they take on the LA Lakers in Game 5 on Friday night.


Also read: NBA Trade Rumors: Buddy Hield could join forces with Jayson Tatum at Boston Celtics in a move that sends Gordon Hayward the other way


Published 07 Oct 2020, 09:57 IST
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