LeBron James said he felt he became the « Greatest of All-Time » after beating the Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals.
James made the comments on a clip for a new episode of « More Than An Athlete, » saying the win made him ecstatic to win one for Cleveland. It was the Cavaliers’ first NBA championship.
James added that the moment was one of the only times in his career he’s gone, « you did something special. »
What @kingjames considers being the GOAT 🐐
New episode of More Than An Athlete out on @espn+. pic.twitter.com/7XSQ2GpOVo
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James and the Cavaliers beat Golden State in seven games to win in 2016. The Warriors finished the season at 73–9, becoming the first NBA team to win 73 games in one season. The Cavaliers went 57–25. James was the Finals MVP, while Stephen Curry was the regular season MVP.