James achieves a career high by defeating Curry in a thriller that goes into double overtime.

Two of the best players ever competed, each believing he could will his team to win.

LeBron James outdueled Stephen Curry with a triple-double of 36 points, career-high 20 rebounds, and 12 assists as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Golden State Warriors 145-144 on Saturday night.

I hope I can be cool with my grandkids then.”Curry was excellent.

 He moved in the paint for a layup to send the game to overtime, then hit a three-pointer over Anthony Davis in the second OT to lead.

James initially scored in a second extra-session and then fed D'Angelo Russell for a three.

“Every year we get to do this, the back-and-forth battles, all the finals runs, to the playoffs last year, after the horn sounded tonight there was a little laugh of we can't imagine a scenario where a game like tonight happens, his year, 

what, 21, and my year 15,” Curry "All the other guys in the league who have done it 15+ years, KD, CP—that's unbelievable.

You enjoy the battles, but you also respect what it takes to maintain doing what you're doing at this level because few know how hard it is. Pleased to join that group.”

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