OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 25: LeBron James #23 and Kevin Love #0 and Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shake hands on against the Golden State Warriors on December 25, 2015 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland,California.NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)
The Cavaliers-Warriors Christmas Day game has had some of the best defense we've seen in any individual contest this year. Unlike one of the games earlier in the day, Heat-Pelicans, which was low-scoring mostly because of unwatchable offense and slow play, there's been constant wonderful defense in this one.
Guys are helping properly. And the rim-protection has been phenomenal. There may not have been a better play than this one from none other than LeBron James: