Fans can say whatever they feel when it comes to LeBron James, but what they cannot mention is his capability of being clutch when it matters the most.
Following the Lakers 17th championship in the history of the organization, 'The King' was named Finals MVP by a unanimous 11-0 vote. In doing so, James became the first player in NBA history to be named Finals MVP with three different franchises.
In the 2020 Finals, James averaged 29.8 points, 11.8 rebounds and 8.5 assists per game.
''I want my damn respect,'' LeBron said after receiving the Bill Russell Finals MVP Award.
His first Finals MVP came as a member of the Miami Heat in the 2012 Finals. He followed that up with another in 2013 and won his third Finals MVP in 2016 as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from a 3-1 Finals deficit to win the title.
Also, LeBron, along with teammate Danny Green, join John Salley (Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles Lakers) and Robert Horry (Houston, Los Angeles Lakers, San Antonio) as the only players to win championships with three different franchises.
It’s odd not being @ #NBAFinals but @MiamiHEAT put up a good fight Strange times in the @NBA Bubble. I may not be there but I want to say Congratulations to @KingJames for winning the #BillRussellFinalsMVPaward & Congratulations to the @lakers #ForKobeAndGigi #MambaOut @NBAonABC pic.twitter.com/p91H7Td3t0— TheBillRussell (@RealBillRussell) October 12, 2020