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LeBron James scored 27 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and handed out 10 assists as the Los Angeles Lakers roared away in the second half for a 114-93 win against the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night.

After the game, James talked about performing at the highest level: “The game has given me so much over this 18-year career and I hope I just continue to give back to it.”