LeBron James dunked on Kevin Durant, and Twitter erupted.
Is LeBron James passing the torch to Kevin Durant? No, he's dunking on him.
James put down a powerful slam on Durant during the second quarter of NBA Finals Game 5. Durant appeared to foul James, but officials declined to make a call. Here's a look at the play:
James's electric dunk sent Twitter into a frenzy.
lol lebron tried to dunk KD all the way back to okc— Shea Serrano (@SheaSerrano) June 13, 2017
LeBron didn't look like he was passing a torch to KD on that dunk.— Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) June 13, 2017
Y'all just see Lebron dunk on KD— Maurice Ager (@moeager) June 13, 2017
Lebron with the "it's still my era" dunk over kd— Jeric Teng (@jericteng) June 13, 2017
I defend LeBron on this: He often gets fouled on basket attacks without calls. THAT WAS AN OBVIOUS FOUL ON KEVIN DURANT.— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) June 13, 2017
Oh oh!— Michael Wilbon (@RealMikeWilbon) June 13, 2017
Oh dammmmmnnnnn— Sarah Spain (@SarahSpain) June 13, 2017
the noise i just made— Joel D. Anderson (@byjoelanderson) June 13, 2017
They should hang that LeBron dunk in the Smithsonian.— Robert Mays (@robertmays) June 13, 2017
We have a new candidate for signature play of the series— Boo Radley Beal (@clintonyates) June 13, 2017
The torch has been passed back— Pardon My Take (@PardonMyTake) June 13, 2017
LeBron James is 6-8, maybe 275, smartest player in the game, and he can do that. Absurd— Bruce Arthur (@bruce_arthur) June 13, 2017
Durant may have the last laugh though: Since the dunk, it's been all Warriors to close the first half. (Update: The Warriors won the game, so yeah.)