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LeBron James was getting ready for a highlight dunk before Roy Hibbert shoved him out of the way.

By Rohan Nadkarni
February 06, 2015

LeBron James was getting ready for a highlight dunk before Roy Hibbert shoved him out of the way.

James went to the ground holding the same right wrist that caused him to miss a game after suffering a sprain last week. The Indiana Pacers center was called for a flagrant foul on the play, which you can view here:

The Cavaliers were playing their second game in as many nights after a 105-94 win over the Clippers on Thursday for their 12th straight victory, but the streak came to an end Friday in a 103-99 loss. James finished with 25 points, and Kyrie Irving added 29. C.J. Miles led the Pacers with 26. 

While Cleveland and Indiana don't share much bad blood, James and Hibbert have a long history of squaring off. James' Heat teams played Hibbert and the Pacers in the playoffs three seasons in a row from 2012-14. 

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At separate times, each has won the battle at the rim. James even has his own flagrant foul against Hibbert, for an elbow to the face while James was going up for a dunk. 

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