NBA Twitter reacts as Eric Gordon puts LeBron James on skates

The young Houston Rockets scored 68 first-half points in an explosive first half Wednesday against the Los Angeles Lakers, but the most memorable bucket came courtesy of the most memorable statesman. old in the team.

In a transition streak, Eric Gordon faked a drive and a pass, and it led Lakers forward LeBron James – yes, the future Hall of Famer and one of the most talented defensemen in the history of the NBA – to spin in a 360 degree circle. Gordon then buried a 3-pointer past the restless legend.

The crowd at the Toyota Center in Houston erupted and remained buzzing for several minutes after the streak. The same could be said, of course, of the immediate reaction across the league on NBA Twitter.

Here is a sample of the best answers. Gordon and the Rockets (16-49) entered the second half with a 68-63 lead over James and the Lakers (28-36) in what could become their second win in three games.

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