The Warriors are champs again.
An overpowering Golden State Warriors squad captured a third NBA title in four seasons Friday, routing the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-85 to complete a sweep in the best-of-seven NBA Finals. "He's won three championships".
James was on the Cleveland team that lost 4-0 to San Antonio in 2007 as well.
And they are having more than their share of fun along the way.
"Obviously, from a talent perspective, if you're looking at Golden State from their top five best players to our top five players, you would say they're stacked better than us".
Ironically, it is West who's highly-regarded as the architect of this Golden State Warriors juggernaut - the team responsible for two or maybe three of the Cavs forward's finals losses, depending on what happens in the 2018 NBA Finals. You guys can write about MVP. His passive play was shocking and in the decisive third quarter it was if James was saying "do you see what I have to work with?"
The self-proclaimed King, who revealed he was playing with an injured right hand, is now 3-6 in nine trips to the Finals.More news: Rafael Nadal reaches 11th French Open semifinal
The vote for Finals MVP was 7-4 for Durant over Curry. If he wants to go and get a championship, by all means go and get it. "We still have to keep that enthusiasm, trust and belief that we can get this thing done". We're going the celebrate this together.
Ask the 29 other National Basketball Association teams their reaction to that statement and they would likely say some form of "welp".
The Warriors showed their tremendous depth once again. They won easily despite Thompson going scoreless in the first half.
Cleveland couldn't take advantage late in the second quarter when Curry, Thompson and Green all went to the bench, leaving Kevin Durant on the floor with a cast of role players.
LeBron James, most definitely, does not want to get swept in the NBA Finals for a second time. George Hill and Rodney Hood shot a combined 5 of 20.
LeBron James was relaxed, reflective and even resigned to his fate.
In fact, it'd be a better knock on James to point out the stupidity of self-inflicting a serious injury with the fate of the title still undecided.More news: Sons of Anarchy Actor Alan O'Neill Dies at 47
Following the Game 4 loss, James touched upon what will be a thorough decision process for him over the next three weeks leading up to the June 29 deadline where he will have to make his decision on his player option in his contract for the 2018-19 season.
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"I came back because I felt like I had some unfinished business", LeBron said. Understanding especially where my boys are at this point. I've got a teenage boy, a pre-teen and a little girl right now that wasn't around as well.
"So I will sit down and consider everything, but my family is a huge part of what I decide to do". "To do this three out of four years is incredible".
Kyrie Irving just moved to Boston to move out of James' shadow and become the leader of a time.
Despite the Warriors' dominance, they believe they navigated a hard journey. The way we played, the calls that were made throughout the course of that game.
After passing all of those tests, they avoided the letdown that bit them a year ago in Cleveland and left no chance of repeating the horror of 2016 when they blew a 3-1 series lead against the Cavs. It's a journey that's better than the destination.More news: Madison Keys beats Yulia Putintseva in French Open QFs