"And I was like, 'OK, I am not settling for that conversation, now that is just ridiculous".
Of the ten most-watched National Basketball Association games since 2002, James has played in eight of them, and 14 of the top 19, according to Sports Media Watch. The veteran scored 14 points on 10 shots in Game 6. James had 35 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists in Sunday's Game 7 win, snatching the hearts from the Celtics and their fans with step-back 3s, incredible blocks and back-breaking clutch baskets.
James did not run back down the court, resting up while Green drew a foul at the other end and made one free throw to give the Cavaliers their biggest lead of the game.
"I just love everything about the kid, the way he plays the game and his demeanor", James said.
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Seconds after the capsule's liftoff, a lightning strike knocked out its electrical equipment, but its power was quickly restored. One of his favorite tricks was to sprinkle a little moondust from his lunar patches onto his canvases as he painted.
Cleveland went on to win 109-99 to even the series at three games apiece. Often considered a career underachiever, Green showed up big in the place of the injured Kevin Love, scoring 19 points and pulling down eight rebounds.
While the Cavs are clearly the underdogs ahead of their fourth final in a row against Golden State, Thomas believes LeBron doesn't have to win another title to prove he's better than Jordan. "The great quote from the great Doc Rivers is you always want to go into the Game 7 with the best player, and we have the best player on our team going into a Game 7".
While losing Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals on your home floor is extremely disappointing, especially given how winnable the game was for Boston, the future is extremely bright for the Celtics. There were many rumored reasons as to why Kyrie wanted to get out of Cleveland as quick as possible, including Irving becoming frustrated playing in LeBron James' shadow, and wanting to lead his own team as the face of the franchise. "He's going to go do some things today and see how he feels". Nobody had ever overcome that deficit in the championship round, and Cleveland had to do it against a team that had won an NBA-record 73 games. "I thought that added to probably the shooting the rest of the game".