LeBron James Reacts to Emoni Bates’s Epic Scoring Streak

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Sports Illustrated

By Thomas Neumann The NBA draft prospect caught the attention of the Lakers star with a truly impressive scoring run on Tuesday. LeBron James has played and watched a lot of basketball in his 38 years, so it probably takes an extraordinary performance to impress him. Eastern Michigan star Emoni Bates did just that Tuesday night. The Eagles made the hourlong trip south from Ypsilanti to play MAC rival Toledo, and it turned out to be a game to remember. Bates scored 29 consecutive Eagles points during the first half, keeping his team in the game with the remarkable scoring streak. He scored all …

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