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Breaking down LeBron James' historic 57-point night by the numbers

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LeBron James scored in a variety of ways during his 57-point outburst in Cleveland’s 130-122 victory against the Washington Wizards.

He dunked, made three-pointers, drove to the rim with force, didn’t miss a free throw and most noticeable, he dominated the Wizards in the post – whether it was the high post or low post. His 57 points tied Kyrie Irving for a Cavaliers franchise scoring record

“Pretty much feels like everything you throw up is going in,” said James, who played all 24 minutes in the second half. “And, so, every shot that I took it feels like it was going in, even when they were highly contested. I just had my eyes on the target, trying to stay as disciplined. As I’ve grown as a basketball player, staying disciplined with my shot, disciplined with my balance and every shot that I took it feels like it was going in.”

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