27-year-old Dylan Brooks (Memphis Grizzlins) mocked 38-year-old LeBron James (LA Lakers) for being old.
But James was alive and well. On the 23rd (Korean time), he played an active role with 25 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists in the 3rd game of the 1st round of the 2022-2023 playoffs against Memphis on the home court, leading the team to a 111-101 victory. Anthony Davis scored 31 points, and Rui Hachimura, the hero of Game 1, added strength with 16 points.
Brooks, on the other hand, had a disastrous performance with 7메이저사이트 points, 2 rebounds and 0 assists. He couldn’t stop James properly and didn’t help the team at all on offense.
Ja Morant also took part in the game despite a hand injury and scored 45 points, but his team lost.
Memphis won the second game without Morant, but lost the first and third games with Morant.
Memphis went 20-5 without Morant last season, and went 10-8 this season as well.
With this loss, the second-seeded Memphis was in danger of being caught by the seventh-seeded Lakers.