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LeBron James Says Lakers Version Would ‘Dominate’ Heat Version of Himself | Bleacher Report

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) celebrates during the second half in Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals against Miami Heat Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Lakers defeated the Miami Heat 106-93. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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It may not seem like it most nights, but LeBron James is 35 years old. From an athletic standpoint, his game has declined—even if he would put most 21-year-olds to shame at his age.

That said, LeBron says the mental side of his game makes him a better player than he was when he won his first championship. 

“Thirty-five-year-old LeBron would tell 27-year-old that you don’t even know your game. You haven’t even scratched the surface. You have no idea what you’re capable of,” James told Scott Van Pelt on SportsCenter. “So I think if you line 35-year-old LeBron up with 27-year-old LeBron, he’d dominate him. Just from a mental side. He’d dominate himself from eight years ago…you got no chance. All that super athleticism, you

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Pistons stun Lakers for NBA glory, Jack Nicklaus makes history

June 15 is a momentous sporting date that the Detroit Pistons and their fans will not forget in a hurry.

Sixteen years ago on this day, the team earned an emphatic 4-1 win over favourites the Los Angeles Lakers to seal glory in the NBA Finals.

This date also represents the 40-year anniversary of a famous day in golfing history, when Jack Nicklaus broke a record at the U.S. Open.

We look back at some of the top moments to occur on June 15 in the world of sport.

2004 – Pistons top Lakers 4-1 in NBA Finals

The Pistons sealed a stunning 4-1 series win over the Lakers on this day in 2004, with a 100-87 win in Game 5 ensuring they secured glory in Michigan.

Richard Hamilton top-scored with 21 points, Ben Wallace starred with 22 rebounds and Chauncey Billups had a game-high six assists.

Billups was named

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