Discussing the Cavaliers’ Epic NBA Finals Comeback
In the tenth episode of the StatMuse podcast “Stat Stories,” Chad Shanks and Justin Kubatko discuss the Cleveland Cavaliers’ epic NBA Finals comeback victory over the Warriors and what it means for both teams and their respective superstars going forward.
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LeBron James led both teams in the NBA Finals in nearly every stat possible.
Even with LeBron’s legacy-defining victory, haters will continue to point out his losing record in the NBA Finals.
Kicking them while they’re down.
There’s no pleasing some people.
At least Tyronn Lue will be remembered for something in addition to this.
The Warriors did end up breaking their own record for threes attempted and made in a Finals series, but that may not provide much consolation.
Kevin Love was asked to change his game when he came to Cleveland, much like Chris Bosh was when he joined LeBron in Miami.
You can bet on just about anything related to the NBA Finals — including whether or not LeBron will again leave Cleveland in free agency.