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LeBron James has ‘heard it all,’ and is letting doubters motivate him

After the Lakers finished their 119-110, overtime win over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night, LeBron James made something known during his post-game interview with Doris Burke: He’s heard every single person who said he was washed up, and for the second time now, he admitted he’s using their doubt as fuel this season.

“After the injury last year on Dec. 25, I wasn’t myself just because (my) groin wasn’t allowing me to be explosive or have quick-twitch plays, which I’m very good at. I heard it all.