LeBron James inspires LA Lakers to win over Golden State Warriors

Anything is possible for the team when LeBron James is on it. The LA Lakers player led the team to the Western Conference finals with a dominant performance on Friday.

The 38-year-old led the Lakers to an unbeatable 4-2 series lead with 30 points, 9 rebounds, and 9 assists in Game 6 of their best-of-seven series victory over the Golden State Warriors (122-101).

The Lakers, the seventh-seeded team, started the season 2-10 before a number of transactions helped them turn around their season.

With a spot in the NBA Finals becoming increasingly likely, they will next play the top-seeded Denver Nuggets in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on the road on Tuesday.

It was the Warriors' first Western Conference series loss under Steve Kerr, who has led the team to four of the last eight NBA championships. 32 points from Stephen Curry were not enough to overcome a motivated Lakers team.

The Lakers improved to 7-0 at home in the postseason with 17 points and 20 rebounds from Anthony Davis.

In other news, the Miami Heat defeated the New York Knicks 96-92 in Game 6 of their series in Florida to advance to the Conference finals for the first time in 24 years as an eighth seed.

Miami will take on the winner of Sunday's Game 7 between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers.

Bam Adebayo added 23 points to Jimmy Butler's 24 points for the 76ers, who also had eight rebounds and four assists.

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