LeBron Reads the Defense

A small demonstration of LeBron’s incredible basketball IQ: 30 seconds from Game 4.

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This is not a crazily uncommon play that only LeBron makes or that is even that unique for him, but I thought it was a perfect example of something LeBron does all the time that few do as well, as quickly, and as frequently as he does. The play is not proof of basketball genius. But it’s a small demonstration of part of what makes LeBron great: an incredible basketball IQ.

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