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LeBron James delivers in clutch as Los Angeles Lakers take 7th seed in NBA playoffs

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers' postseason run opened with Wednesday's winner-take-all play-in game against the Golden State Warriors. And it took everything the defending champions had to win it, 103-100.

LeBron James' 34-foot 3-point heave to beat the shot-clock buzzer fell through the net with 58.2 seconds remaining, breaking a 100-100 tie and giving L.A. the lead for good.

James, playing on a right ankle that caused him to miss 26 of the Lakers' final 30 games down the stretch while recovering from a sprain, finished with 22 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for the first play-in triple-double in league history.