DENVER – Following a 113-108 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night in which he scored seven of his game-high 39 points on three dagger jumpers in the final minute, four-time MVP and three-time NBA champion LeBron James made a bold proclamation about his level of play in his 15th season.
“Probably an all-time high,” James told ESPN’s Cassidy Hubbarth during a walk-off interview after the game.
Since returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014, James’ combined points, rebounds and assists per game have gone up every season.
LeBron James is set to be a free agent, and his decision on w to play next season could shake up the NBA once again.
James finished Wednesday’s game shooting 15-for-25 from the field with 10 assists and 8 rebounds.
In 10 games playing with his new teammates, James is averaging 30 points, 9.8 assists and 9.7 rebounds per game and the Cavs are 6-4.
James, 33, is fourth in the league in points per game, second in the league in assists per game, 17th in rebounds and 21st in steals.
The win put Cleveland up a 1½ games on Washington for the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference standings with 18 games left to play.