Stephen A. Smith doubts LeBron will perform big vs Kawhi

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NBA analyst Stephen A. Smith recently talked about LeBron’s latest performance vs the Pelicans, when King James scored 40 points.

Smith wasn’t surprised by James numbers, because, according to him, LeBron didn’t play against a superstar. He expressed an opinion that when the Lakers star will be in a matchup vs the two-time NBA champion Kawhi Leonard, things won’t be so easy for King James, and he won’t be able to demonstrate his domination.

“He [LeBron James] has still got it, he is still great, but there’s no excuse not to have it, when you’re on Kawhi. In a two games that the Clippers played against the Lakers, they [Clippers] smoked them [Lakers] and he [Kawhi] got the better on LeBron,” Smith said.