"From when I played him in the 2012 Finals to now. experience is the best teacher in life, and he's just experiencing and experiencing and experiencing".
The third time around, there was no doubt.
But three-time champion LeBron said he had no reason to feel sorry for himself.
Does that mean LeBron regrets starting the super team trend? "But we were able to keep our eyes open to someone who could make this whole thing complete".
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - After a night of celebrating the Golden State Warriors latest National Basketball Association title, fans snapped up victory shirts and hats Tuesday, while Oakland crews were busy hanging championship banners along the parade route. Go take it. It's about you.' But I'm like, 'No. Iguodala, the 2015 Finals MVP, came up with his 2017 postseason-best 20 points off the bench.
For his part, James said he had no reason to hang his head.
Thompson started out this series quiet as he had just 6 points on 3 of 16 shooting and missed all 5 three point attempts in game 1.
When the game became two-on-two, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue observed, his team had little chance. However, as long as the core of Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green remain in Golden State, then their odds likely won't change. "And they waited until late to do it".
Kyrie Irving followed up his 40-point gem in Friday's Game 4 with 26 points, but he shot 9 for 22.
"I hear all the narratives throughout the season that I was joining, I was hopping on bandwagons, I was letting everybody else do the work", Durant said.
The Cavs have the second highest odds to win next year's championship, at 3-1 at the SuperBook.
James couldn't do much more to help the Cavaliers, finishing Game 5 with 41 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists, and averaging a triple-double in the series. He had 10 points, 12 rebounds and 5 assists in the clincher.
On what it felt like to lose to the Warriors in the Finals in five games: "I left everything on the floor every game, all five games".
Kevin Durant, who received the NBA Final MVP award, was the best player for the Warriors final, shining both offensively and defensively as well. JR Smith added 25 points and seven 3-pointers. "I can't wait to celebrate with my teammates in the locker room". "That's all you can ask". The Warriors won 129-120 to win the National Basketball Association championship.