NEW YORK – When Brooklyn Nets Center Jarrett Allen made a dunk attempt by LeBron James on Tuesday night, he knew he would end up on social media.
"If you go up, block it, you'll be at its peak, you'll be immersed, you'll be at its peak, so just go up and protect the rim," Allen said.
This approach led to a notable blockade at James the first quarter of the Nets 115-110 success over the Los Angeles Lakers.
In the second minute Allen met James in the second minute and James James Dunk tried.
Jarrett Allen's Great Denial of LeBron James' Dunk Trial reminds us that James was blocked during his career by only 9 dunks. Allen is only the eighth player to block the four-time MVP, which has been rejected in his career only nine times in 1,850 Dunk trials, according to ESPN Stats & Infor Formation Research.
"This is a hell of a list to be in. He's an amazing player," Allen said, 22. "I had a chance to do that, so I'm on the list forever."  A Look At The Eight Other Times LeBron James Was Blocked In Burglary Attacks During His NBA Career:
2004 – With Cavs
Suns & # 39; Amar & # 39; s Stoudemire: 9:25 in the first quarter at Suns on November 10th,
Suns & # 39; Stoudemire: 1:09 AM Third Quarter against Suns on December 1, 2005 [with] – Cavs
Pacers – Jermaine O'Neal: 11:40 in the First Quarter on December 23
2012 – With Heat
Bobcats & # 39; Gerald Henderson: 5:21 pm First Quarter on December 26
2014 – With Heat
Nets & # 39; Mason Plumlee: 2 Second Fourth Quarter on April 8
2016 – With Cavs [19659012Pacers&MylesTurner:4:30inthefourthquarteronFebruary1
Pistons & # 39; Andre Drummond: 3:34 pm Q1 on November 18
2018 – With Cavs
Wizards' Kelly Oubre Jr.: 2:27 in the first quarter on April 5 leaving
All Blocks: Video Here [1 9659023] James offered his assessment.
"He's in his 20s, I'm in my 30s," James said, "It takes me a bit longer to warm up, but that's good, I mean, you're a blockbuster, you should get a block It's probably all in social media, so that's cool. "
Nets coach Kenny Atkinson said Allen's block was a catalyst for the Nets' victory.
"I thought that got us moving, I thought that would have got the crowd working," Atkinson said.
"I thought he had made a statement with this block."
The Nets (14-18) won their sixth consecutive game – an NBA high this season – thanks to Allen's rim protector, along with 22 points and 13 career-high assists from ex-Laker D & # 39; Angelo Russell and a variety of posts from others.
Brooklyn's Bank – led by Spencer Dinwiddie (18 points, six assists) and Jared Dudley (13 points, five rebounds) – surpassed the reserves of the Lakers 48-18.
"That's the only way you can beat this team if everyone plays well," said Atkinson. And I thought that they did. "
The nets won six consecutive games in 2015.