By Jay Rich
HHV Sports Senior Staff Writer
Honestly, LeBron James said it best when people asked about the comparisons he has to other players. He told them he is only trying to be LeBron, the only person he’s ever tried to be. Looking at it, that way, makes it easier to appreciate his accomplishments.
LeBron James’ NBA Finals legacy began in 2007, when his Cavaliers were unceremoniously swept by the San Antonio Spurs. If things don’t change, the 2017 Finals will see LeBron’s defending-champion Cavs also swept. But, Game 4 hasn’t even begun, so no one can talk sweep yet.
ESPN, however, always deals in hypothetical’s, so they have analyzed what this sweep would mean. It wouldn’t be ideal for a defending champion to be swept, but it happened to the Lakers with the Pistons, in 1989. But, stats say LeBron James would be the fourth former MVP to be swept in the NBA Finals.
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