19 years apart, but very much the same.

LeBron James threw down one of the best dunks of the year on Thursday against the Houston Rockets.

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The move resembled a vintage Kobe Bryant highlight in identical fashion, causing fans to erupt with speculation that James did it intentionally to honor Bryant.

ESPN asked James about the move after Saturday night’s win over the Warriors.

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