How LeBron James Felt Before One of His Greatest Games Against Boston Celtics in 2012?

Published 03/20/2020, 5:07 AM EDT


In a list of the greatest games in the career of LeBron James, Game 6 of the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals has to be among the top games.

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He scored a match-winning 45 points to take the contest to Game 7. With the momentum behind his back, he would also lead Miami to the NBA Championship that year and claim the finals MVP.

It is never easy going into a must-win game with huge expectations on you. A superstar that LeBron was, the whole city of Miami looked at him to bail their team out.

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In a video that surfaced recently on social media, James talked about how he felt at that time.

“If we lose, Pat Riley may break us all up. It might be the quickest breakup in basketball history. My legacy gon’ take a huge hit if I don’t go out here and perform at an all-time high,” James said.

LeBron James is missing basketball as the NBA remains suspended

For over a week now, the NBA remains inactive, As the players look for different ways to bide their time, James is spending some of his time on Instagram.

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Appearing live through his Instagram account on Thursday, James said that he has been watching highlights of old games. He is also missing basketball and waiting eagerly for action to return.

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“I miss playing ball,” James said. “I miss doing what I do, I miss being in front of the Laker faithful, I miss being in front of the opposing fans when I’m on the road. We were at a point in the season where we were hitting our stride and gearing up for the playoffs.”

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Saketh Kandadai

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