WATCH: LeBron James casually beats the buzzer from 33-feet in Lakers loss to Nuggets

LeBron James, in his long-term NBA career, caught the attention of hoop enthusiasts with his phenomenal scoring skills. One such moment occurred in the play-off Game 1 between the Lakers and Nuggets as well.

The much talked about game lived up to its expectations, witnessing action thrillers from both sides. With Nikola Jokic leading the Nuggets, Bron didn’t trail behind. The game started with the Lakers in the lead, however, the Denver side was quick to catch them in the late minutes of the first half.

The teams would have finished the second quarter with a 57-57 tie but thanks to LeBron’s 3-pointer beating the buzzer that kept the Lakers ahead. With a few seconds remaining on the clock, the 4-time champion received a pass from teammate Anthony Davis. Finding it hard to move a step ahead and shoot, Bron threw the ball from the 33-feet distance that smoothly hit the target on time before the game official could buzz.

Despite entering the second half with a 3-point lead, the Lakers couldn’t withstand Denver’s supremacy in the third quarter which made the difference in the 114-103 win to the Nuggets. Nevertheless, King James’ shot became the talk of the town with NBA fans going gaga over it.

Fans react to LeBron James buzzer beater

LeBron James had struggles in shooting from behind the 3-point arc this season but with this deep shot, he made the headlines. As the LA franchise posted the video of the 3-pointer on their official X handle (formerly known as Twitter), the hoop lovers couldn’t help themselves from reacting to it. Here’s what they said on X:

Praising Bron, a fan commented, “That’s the best shot this season , lebron is on fire”.

“Bron is like this is what I do I’m the f**king GOAT”, added another fan.

Although the Lakers lost the game, a fan wrote, “The king is feeling it don’t ruin a legendary game”.

Addressing LeBron as the king, someone commented, “The king (crown emoji)”.

While someone called him the “GOAT”.

Seconding the opinion, another fan wrote, “Dude is the GOAT. PERIOD.”

Harper Clark wrote, “LeBron James always coming through in clutch moments.”

With his time on the hardwood near to its end, a fan wrote, “Manifesting a Lebron 5th ring” the same thing King James has shown immense passion to acquire.

Another fan added, “Damm LBJ is the goat FR. Doing this at his age is insane.”

While a LeBron fan wrote, “my glorious king LeBron James the Sunshine”.

The 39-year-old scored a total of 27 points in the loss but would get more chances to provide highlight reel moments. Knowing LeBron’s competitive nature, it’s certain that he would love to comeback with a vengeance against the Nuggets in Game 2.

Shalini Ray

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Shalini is a passionate NBA follower who got hooked to the game thanks to Stephen Curry's sharpshooting show. While indulging in the sport of basketball solely within the confines of the school court, she keeps herself as close as possible to the game through all the latest happenings in the world of NBA.


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