With game 4 of the NBA finals approaching and the Lakers leading the Miami Heat in the series 2-1 this is not unfamiliar territory for LeBron winning every series this postseason in no more than 5 games.
But will this series be any different?
A very young and hungry Heat look to dethrone the King as an 8 point underdog going into game 4.
Although the Heat was able to contain the Lakers offense game 3 holding Anthony Davis to 15 points 5 rebounds and LeBron to 26 points, will they be able to mustard up that same energy with Bam moved to questionable out with a neck injury and Dragic doubtful with his foot?
Both players have played key roles in the Miami Heat’s success this season.
Giving Jimmy Butler has been playing lights out and with the emergence of the 13th overall pick young star Tyler Herro out of Kentucky some have room believe that they can pull off the upset, but this is the NBA Finals. They are facing LeBron James.
Some will make the argument that these young players have somewhat of an advantage with no fans because it minimizes the pressure of the Finals with no boos, no hecklers, no disappointing aura from the crowd after missing a big shot.
On the other hand, LeBron in year 17 has had his most efficient season as a pro and has been capping off certain goat arguments.
Some analysts have gone as far as saying Anthony Davis compliments LeBron more than any other teammate in his career.
That includes D-wade, Kyrie Irving, Chris Bosh, Kevin Love, Shaq, Ray Allen, and arguably many more.
How will the Laker bounce back from their game 3 loss?
Was it just a minor hiccup or will the Miami Heat come out swinging with hail marry haymakers punch the Lakers in the mouth steal all the momentum and tie the series 2-2 going into game five?
We find out tonight!