LeBron James’ No-Look 3-Pointer À La Steph Curry Is Worth Several Looks

LeBron James still has a few surprises left in him.

The Los Angeles Lakers star launched a 3-point shot against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday and turned to face his teammates on the bench before it swished into the basket.

LEBRON DID THE CURRY NO-LOOK THREE pic.twitter.com/Ctm3uHJW2q

— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 13, 2021

The Lakers loved it, of course, and outlets couldn’t help but compare James’ stunt to the famed no-look shots of fellow NBA superstar Steph Curry.

James said he was inspired in the moment by a challenge from teammate Dennis Schroder, who bet him he couldn’t make it. James said no wager can be sealed without a handshake or eye contact, so he theatrically made his 180-degree pivot to Schroder as the ball arced toward the hoop and said, “Bet it.”

LeBron says his turnaround shot was a bet with Dennis Schroder on the sideline pic.twitter.com/Jf2eeXm7Li

— gifdsports (@gifdsports) January 13, 2021

James scored 26 points in the defending champs’ 117-100 victory. But it was those 3 points that were truly memorable.

Here are several looks. Enjoy them all.

— ESPN Australia & NZ (@ESPNAusNZ) January 13, 2021

LeBron really hit the no-look pic.twitter.com/Gch6PdiOzR

— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) January 13, 2021

— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) January 13, 2021

Look how high up the ball still was when LeBron turned around to look at the bench pic.twitter.com/ru2yCkPkGJ

— Ali B (@ali_behpoornia) January 13, 2021

LEBRON IN HIS BAG, LEAGUE IS DONE pic.twitter.com/TcyGIIWqcu

— LakeShowYo (@LakeShowYo) January 13, 2021

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