'LeBron James dunk like hitting the crossbar on purpose and then volleying the ball in' - Bolasie praises NBA legend

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The Everton winger was impressed by the 32-year-old Cleveland Cavalier as he helped his team defeat the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals

LeBron James became the third-highest points scorer in the NBA Finals on Friday night, and did so in glorious style with an impressive self-assist.

The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors 137-116 in game five, with James scoring 31 points for the Cavs to take him above Michael Jordan in the NBA Finals all-time scoring list.

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James' accomplishment was widely praised, with Everton winger Yannick Bolasie getting in on the action, admiring an excellent trick shot by the 32-year-old.

Bolasie shared SportsCenter's clip of James assisting himself, writing "That's like hitting the crossbar on purpose and then volleying the ball in #incredible."

The win gives the Cavs a lifeline in their best-of-seven series with the Warriors, moving them to 1-3 after the first four games against Steph Curry and Kevin Durant's team.

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