LeBron James showed why he is the game's best player of today during the last two games of the NBA Finals.
King James was able to make adjustments. He took advantage of the things the San Antonio Spurs gave him, hitting midrange jump shots. His clutch performance in the final moments and his leadership throughout the series gave the Miami Heat back-to-back titles.
James can do it all. He excels in all facets of the game. His 37 points in Game 7 was the key as he earned his second straight Finals MVP award.
(I was really impressed with the class and respect the Heat and Spurs had for each other at the end of the series. Erik Spoelstra showed why he is an outstanding young coach. The decision to put James on Tony Parker for much of Game 7 was brilliant.)
LeBron isn't just a scorer; he's a leader. You could see his emotion prior to the deciding contest. His desire to win pushed the Heat from a narrow two-point lead going into the final 30 seconds to a 95-88 victory over the Spurs.
I don't want to hear anyone question James or his ability to get his team to the championship in consecutive seasons any more!
Now the question is, will LeBron's legacy match up with Michael the Magnificent? James is certainly getting closer to Michael Jordan's mystique with clutch performances. James had back-to-back 30-plus point performances in the last two games just when Miami really needed him to come through.
He and Jordan are the only players to ever win back-to-back regular season and Finals MVPs.
You already hear the comparisons, and James is driven to show his greatness. He wants to keep adding to that trophy case, baby!
Will Miami's Big Three stay together to do it again next season, making it a three-peat? Team president Pat Riley will probably make a few tweaks, and James will be favored to lead his team to the winner's circle again, further enhancing his legacy.
It is a legacy that ranks with the crème de la crème of all time, baby!