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LeBron James may have authored the greatest Finals game ever, and it slipped through the Cavs’ hands

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The Golden State Warriors pulled out a Game 1 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals despite a near-heroic performance from LeBron James.
Former Cleveland Cavaliers GM David Griffin argued that it would have been perhaps the greatest Finals performance ever if the Cavs had pulled out the win.
Instead, the Cavs unraveled through a series of controversial calls and lapses in judgment, and James’ all-time great performance will go down as a footnote.

The Cleveland Cavaliers entered these NBA Finals, their fourth straight against the Golden State Warriors, as massive underdogs.

Their chances at winning would rely on numerous factors, but the beginning of any hypothetical in which the Cavs upset the vastly superior Warriors began with LeBron James playing at a borderline insane level.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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