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LeBron James soars to hammer home dunk as Los Angeles Lakers beat Minnesota Timberwolves

Trae Young's slick handles, Nikola Vucevic's southpaw slam and a Brandon Ingram-Lonzo Ball alley-oop also feature in Wednesday night's best plays

Thursday 8 November 2018 17:11, UK

LeBron James dunks on the Minnesota Timberwolves 2:11
Check out the Top 10 plays from Wednesday night's action in the NBA

LeBron James soared to hammer home an emphatic dunk as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center.

James finished one assist shy of a triple-double (24 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists) as the Lakers withstood a spirited fourth-quarter rally from the Timberwolves to prevail 114-110.

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LeBron's highlight play came early in the game with five minutes remaining in the first quarter.

Collecting the ball on the right wing at the three-point line, James utilised a Lonzo Ball screen to dribble past Timberwolves defender Andrew Wiggins before elevating high above the helpless Karl-Anthony Towns and Derrick Rose to score with an emphatic one-handed slam.

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Click the video at the top of the page to watch LeBron's statement dunk, plus nine more top plays from Wednesday night's NBA action.

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