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LeBron calls Tyus Jones 'Tyler' – Tyus gets revenge, throws down a dunk on LeBron

LeBron called the young Wolf "Tyler Jones" before the game.

If you're a Timberwolves fan, there was a lot to like in Minnesota's 127-99 owning of the visiting Cavs Monday night.

But the best moment of the night belonged to Tyus "Tyler" Jones.

Before the game, LeBron was asked about the Wolves' youth, and according to Jerry Zgoda responded by saying the only young players on the team now are Wiggins and "Tyler Jones."

So that's some disrespect for our Burnsville-born fan-favorite.

And then with about 5:30 to go in the second quarter, LeBron did this to young Tyus.


But a couple minutes later, Jones got his revenge.

He picked Dwyane Wade's pocket to start a fast break, ran the floor, and threw down a one-handed jam with LeBron right on his tail. Check out the sequence.

Tyus freaking Jones everybody. 

"I knew he was back there chasing it down," Jones told Marney Gellner after the game

He finished with just 6 points, but had 8 assists and a couple steals, and was a +36 on the night.

That was only the second dunk of Jones' NBA career. The first came about five days ago against the Nets.

The Timberwolves are 26-16, 4th overall in the West, and host No. 5 Oklahoma City on Wednesday night.

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