LeBron James
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The Los Angeles Lakers have their sights set on their upcoming clash with the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night.

The Lakers are excited about this matchup, but they are not going to ‘put extra emphasis’ on that.

“It’s always exciting for me to go against some of the best guys in the game & they got 3 of them. They’ve got 3 of the best guys in the game. … I love going out there & being out on the floor w/ some of the best to play this game,” LeBron James said.

“We’re not putting any extra emphasis on that game,” Montrezl Harrell noted, via Ryan Ward of Lakers Daily.

The Lakers and the Nets are two of the favorites to reach the 2021 NBA Finals.