Star forward LeBron James, who starred in what could be his last press conference in Cleveland as a Cavaliers player, prior to the fourth game of the NBA Finals, was relaxed, fun and proud of his son, LeBron Jr.
Although the Cavaliers have a 0-3 deficit in the best-of-seven series against the Golden State Warriors, James did not show any pressure for what the tie might hold and admitted that the comeback was not It would be something “easy”, but they would try it.
“They have four great players, including Kevin Durant, who is one of the best in the league,” James reiterated when commenting on his team’s chances of winning the fourth game and continue in the fight for the title. “I’m excited to wear the uniform tomorrow and be in the field.”
James, 33, who is aware that if this Friday lost the questions of journalists began to turn on his future as a professional, said his only concern is to be better every day.
“My love for the game continues to grow and grow, and I hope that my performance and health continue for a few more years at the same level,” said James, who disputes his NBA Finals, eight consecutive, and has a production that is the best of all
James, with three league titles, so far this postseason has averaged 34.5 points, 9.2 rebounds, 9.0 assists and 54 percent success with field goals.
He has also scored at least 25 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists in 10 consecutive games in the Finals, something that nobody has been able to achieve until now.
“Regardless of the conviction that we are going to fight to the maximum we have to be realistic and admit that Warriors is a great team that also has Durant, who can make a difference at any time like it happened in the third game when he scored 43 points, with decisive triples, “argued James. “They have two MVP awards, and the support of Andre Iguodala and David West.”
The words expressed by James, although he did not want to speak directly about his plans, began to give clues about what he wants to have next season with the team he will belong to.
After 15 seasons of being the player that he has always had to define in the decisive moments, James did not leave any doubt that he is ready to be part of a team in which he has teammates with whom he can share the responsibility of star .
While that happens, James said he felt proud as a father to see how his son LeBron Jr., 13, has grown both in the sporting section, in his love for basketball, and as a young man with principles, although he did the recommendation that he not put comments on social networks.
“At the end of the day, he will still have to live his own life and find his own way, but I hope he closes his comments on social networks, that would be the smartest thing to do,” James said.