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LeBron James' 'extraordinary' performance is exactly what NBA in-season tournament needed

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LAS VEGAS — When it comes to meeting the moment, when understanding the importance of a single event on the floor, LeBron James is usually up to the task.

The NBA has invested so much into this in-season tournament, courting sponsors and prospective television partners over the past few weeks and next couple of days, it was going to need great cooperation from its biggest stars and the nonpareil supernova.