In February, James banked home the game-tying three point shot in the closing seconds of regulation and Cleveland went on to beat Washington 140-135 in overtime in a contest that some considered to be the league's 2016-17 regular-season game of the year. Kyle Lowry is the third double-digit scorer and Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing eight rebounds.
Smith said the Cavs didn't discuss the Wizards' barbs in the locker room before the game, but they clearly resonated to some degree.
It comes as no surprise though Bayless is using such a monumental performance in LeBron's career to throw shade at him, as it's what his done his entire career.
Even the Lakers seem to think they have a chance to land LeBron, as they will have a boatload of cap space next summer and have their eyes on James, Paul George and other top free agents.More news: Trump campaign adviser Page met Russian officials in 2016 Moscow trip
We can only imagine the tirade Bayless is going to go on when he appears on TV next for Undisputed.
After the Cavs' 130-122 win over Washington on Friday, Smith told ESPN that he thought Beal's claim didn't make sense.
James played like someone who took that slight to heart.More news: Saudi Arabia intercepts missile fired at airport
By halftime, Cleveland's lead was 74-66 on 66 percent shooting.
The under has been a good play in recent meetings between these two teams and that should be the case here.
Jodie Meeks, Mike Scott, and Kelly Oubre have all been great bench players for the Wizards. Also, Wall has scored in double figures in every game in Washington's torrid offense that scores 113.5 points per game, third highest in the league. In the first quarter alone Rose scored 9 points on 4-for-5 shooting and scored in a variety of ways.
Elsewhere, Kristaps Porzingis had 37 points as the New York Knicks clawed their way back to.500 with a 120-107 win over the Phoenix Suns.More news: Harvey Weinstein Wigs Out At Phoenix Restaurant