LeBron James calls the Houston Rockets a two-headed monster

LeBron James, Damian Lillard
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The Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James talked to Allie Clifton of Spectrum SportsNet about the first round of the playoffs and the mentality moving forward.

James also spoke about his co-superstar Anthony Davis, saying he has no weaknesses. LeBron called the Houston Rockets, the Lakers’ opponent in the Western Conference semifinals, a two-headed monster, referring to James Harden and Russell Westbrook.

“We come off playing two-headed monster in CJ and Dame. We will be going at another two-headed monster at the 1 and 2. Russ’ speed and athleticism is up there with some of the best in the league if not the best. He puts so much pressure on your defense,” LeBron said.

“And then you have James whose ability to knock down the three ball at a high level and also be able to pass the ball as well. James is guy who can go out there and get 60 if he’s going. We gotta do a really good job of keeping our hands out of the cookie jar. Because that’s what it comes down to play with James. His ability to make his free-throws is what makes him really dynamic. They have a really good team. They’re very well balanced. But we know it starts with a two-headed monster in those two guys.”

Houston eliminated the Thunder in Game 7 of the first round with a narrow win, 104-102.

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