LeBron James Finally Has His Signature Moment

June 19th, 2016 by Grant Hughes Leave a reply »

Thirteen years into what was already one of the most decorated careers in NBA history, LeBron James finally has his signature moment.

In leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 93-89 Game 7 win over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, James secured his third championship ring and third Finals MVP award.

While James' four regular-season MVP trophies (not to mention those other two championships) mean he has long been a player with nothing left to prove, he performed as if his legacy depended solely on the outcome of this Finals series.

Perhaps for an irrational minority, James needed to do this. Maybe he even talked himself into believing the baseless and misguided criticism leveled at him for so long—he's a choker, he's disloyal, he's a dubious leader—actually had merit. Or maybe he's just this great.

Rewind a mere few days, and absorb what James and his Cavaliers faced: a historically insurmountable 3-1 deficit in the Finals against the winningest regular-season team of all time.

Don't forget Cleveland's title drought, more than five decades long. Also include ...

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