LeBron James says Dwight Howard’s 10/10 “is nothing” compared to how he took away his chance to face Kobe in the Finals

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Dwight Howard had his best game since re-joining the Los Angeles Lakers as he dropped 20 points in a loss to the Indiana Pacers. He made all 10 of his shots. LeBron James was asked if he was impressed by this.

He wasn’t. According to LeBron, it was nothing compared to how Howard (then with the Orlando Magic) knocked him out of a chance to play against Kobe Bryant in the Finals in 2009.

Howard’s performance against the Pacers: