Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok’s early claim to fame in League of Legends has been dissected time and time again. His professional debut on SK Telecom T1 in 2012, where he managed to solo-kill his lane opponent, propelled him to immediate stardom. It was a highlight reel for the ages: Nidalee, a feline character that can transform into a cougar, lands a spear onto Kha’Zix, the cockroach hugging his tower for safety. She dives in, transforming into her feline form, crushing the bug in a single burst. It’s a play that’s so quick, so impressive, that it often needs one or two replays to properly analyze and break down.
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