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2 Words Trending After LeBron James' NBA Finals Appearance

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James gets pumped up.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 08: LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts after his basket and LA Clippers foul during a 112-103 Lakers win at Staples Center on March 08, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Year 17.

Those two words were trending on social media on Saturday night following the Los Angeles Lakers' win over the Denver Nuggets in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals.

LeBron James, in his 17th year in the league, clinched yet another NBA Finals berth, this one his first with the Lakers.

NBA fans can't really put into words just how much LeBron has meant to the league over this past decade and a half. It's simply incredible that in year 17, the Lakers star is still arguably the most-dominant player in the league.

James had 38 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists in the series-clinching victory.

James isn't satisfied yet, though. He has one goal in mind: winning an NBA championship.

"Right now, it don't mean s--- unless I get it done," James said of his 10th NBA Finals appearance to ESPN. "I got to get it done."

The Lakers' NBA Finals opponent has yet to be determined, but they'll head into the series as the favorite either way.

Los Angeles will face either Boston or Miami in the NBA Finals. The Celtics trail the Heat, 3-2, in the Eastern Conference Finals. Game 6 of that series is set to tip off at 7:30 p.m. E.T. on Sunday evening and will be televised on ESPN.