LeBron James played what was essentially a perfect basketball game last night. Against a top 10 NBA defense, he scored 61 points on just 33 shots, mixing in seven rebounds and five assists for good measure. If you want to see what perfection looks like, watch all of his made baskets in the video above.
What' so great about that highlight reel is something we've covered here before: LeBron's omnipresence. When King James is at his most deadly, he's striking from every possible angle on the court. You don't see him abusing the Bobcats with just one trick they can't stop—a step-back jumper from an impossible angle, a whip-fast crossover, a pull-up three they never see coming—but with all of those tricks. LeBron scored 61 points, but he wasn't really being a scorer last night, at least not in the same way Steph Curry is when he just keeps hoisting up threes from an increasingly absurd distance. LeBron was just playing basketball, better than anyone else can.