03/09/2011 11:16 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

LeBron Makes Nicolas Batum Fall Down With Amazing Crossover During Heat-Trail Blazers Game (VIDEO)

It's no secret that it's difficult to defend LeBron James, especially when he's making moves like the one he made on Portland's Nicolas Batum on Tuesday night.

In third quarter, LeBron broke Batum's ankles with an incredible crossover. The 22-year-old from France fell down and slid several feet until he was under the basket out of bounds. James finished the highlight off by swishing a jumper, cutting Portland's lead to 69-67.

Unfortunately for the Heat, LeBron couldn't pull off any tricks in the final quarter as the Trail Blazers went on to win 105-96, handing Miami their fifth straight loss.

J.J. Redick must be pleased to see someone else fall down from a crossover for once.