LeBron explains crunch-time decision: I had a good shot but KCP had a great shot
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Following the Los Angeles Lakers' 108-104 loss to the Orlando Magic on Sunday night, LeBron James explained his decision to pass out of an easy layup opportunity in the final moments of the game.

"I always got a chance at a shot," said James post game. "That's not even a question, but you attract so many eyes on defense, you know, I had a good shot but [Kentavious Caldwell-Pope] had a great shot. And you live with the results."

With the Lakers down 106-104 with around 20 seconds left on the clock, James attacked the paint, creating space for a layup after shifting past Nikola Vucevic. Instead, he passed out to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope for an open 3-pointer.

After Caldwell-Pope's missed attempt, Orlando would eventually pull away for the win on the road. With the loss, the Lakers fall to 11-8 on the season. They had won their previous three contests heading into the matchup with the Magic.

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