LeBron James Records His 1st Opening Night Triple-Double

LeBron did this a lot in Cleveland's 29-point, Opening Night victory. (USA TODAY Sports)
LeBron did this a lot in Cleveland’s 29-point, Opening Night victory. (USA TODAY Sports)

The (defending champion) Cleveland Cavaliers steamrolled through New York to kick off the 2016-17 season. After raising its first-ever championship banner, CLE capitalized on 29 points from Kyrie Irving, 23 points & 12 rebounds for Kevin Love & an opening-night triple-double for LeBron James.

19 points, 14 assists, 11 rebounds – LeBron’s 3rd title defense was a breeze if we’re being honest. He looked spry – might already be in top form athletically, though his jumper hasn’t yet recovered from last year’s playoffs.

Nonetheless, LeBron chopped up the Knicks last night and you should see the ‘lights (via FreeDawkins, Oct. 2016):

#delay

-Jabari J.

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