Who will play the Lakers in the first round? Who should they want to play? | The Jump

With six weeks left in the 2019-20 NBA regular season, Rachel Nichols runs down the tasty storylines, including a possible Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers “Jimmy Butler Bowl” in the opening round, a rematch between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Paul George’s LA Clippers, and a battle between the Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs and Portland Trail Blazers for the final playoff spot and the chance to face the Los Angeles Lakers. Nichols is then (3:38) joined by Ramona Shelburne and Clinton Yates to discuss whom LeBron James and Anthony Davis should want to face in the first round of the 2020 NBA playoffs, with Ja Morant’s Grizzlies and Zion Williamson’s Pelicans seemingly in the best position.
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LeBron Raymone James Sr. is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is widely considered to be one of the greatest basketball players in NBA history.

James’s teams have played in eight consecutive NBA Finals (2011–2018) and ten finals in total between the Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers and Lakers. His accomplishments include three NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards, three Finals MVP Awards, and two Olympic gold medals.

James holds the all-time record for playoffs points, is third in all-time points, and eighth in all-time assists. James has been selected to the All-NBA First Team a record thirteen times, made the All-Defensive First Team five times, and has played in sixteen All-Star Games, in which he was selected All-Star MVP three times.

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