The maturation of LeBron James will come full circle tonight if he and the Heat knock out the Thunder to claim the NBA championship During Wednesday’s media session, LeBron spoke about his growth as a player and person over the last year.
“Like I said, last year I played to prove people wrong instead of just playing my game, instead of just going out and having fun and playing a game that I grew up loving and why I fell in love with the game. So I was very immature last year after Game 6 toward you guys and toward everyone that was watching.”
“Last year (the pressure) was much more than today,” James said. “I remember being Game 5 last year with the series tied 2-2, it just felt like more pressure, felt like it was more people here, felt like you guys (in the media) not only brought yourselves but brought your relatives all to Dallas. It just seemed more.
Count me among those that will be happy to see LeBron win. Of course he won’t be able to truly enjoy it because the follow up question is immediately, “how many will he get?”