Wearing a leather Cavaliers cap and a steely look, LeBron James used his postgame platform to proclaim that he’s “the best player in the world.”
It’s not as if his greatness was in dispute after five dominant games of these NBA Finals. James has shown no one challenges his on-court supremacy. However, while his game and confidence soar, James knows he must do even more, if possible, to stop Cleveland’s inspiring postseason from crashing.
“I’ve got to be better,” James said.
Even that might not be enough.
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are one win from a golden trophy.
Up 3-2 in a scintillating series loaded with subplots and strategy, the Warriors can win their first title since 1975 on Tuesday night with a win in Game 6. James didn’t blink after Game 5 when he declared he was not only the top player on seven continents, but prepared to raise his game.