"So, I've only had probably four games at home, out of the 12, so, you know, being in the Staples Center has always been pretty good".
When the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals to the Cavaliers in 2016, we often heard about until the Warriors eventually won the championship in 2017.
ESPN says that its audience levels are the second highest it has registered at this stage of a campaign, only behind 2010-11, James's first in Miami.
LeBron may never be known as a lockdown defender once all is said and done, even if some people argue he deserved the 2013 DPOY award over Marc Gasol that season, but James' discipline on the ball and insane athleticism to pull off insane blocks and interceptions will always make him one of the most entertaining defenders of our era. "We have a dynasty in the making in Golden State, we have a team trying to challenge them in their own conference, or a couple teams in San Antonio and Houston, and LeBron is still rolling".
All the teams mentioned by Van Gundy will play on Monday, except for the Spurs. "When you've got a great player like that, can't give him easy baskets like that to start the game". But back then, the National Basketball Association only played two or three games on that date, and the Toronto Raptors appeared only once in a Christmas match.
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"We were fun to watch", Carter said.
Van Gundy expected the show to include the Milwaukee Bucks and his Greek star who seems to defy gravity, Giannis Antetokounmpo.
"They should just film a scrimmage of theirs then, because Giannis is so good that he deserves to have publicity on Christmas Day", Van Gundy said. Three big, shiny rings. The Knicks took the 7-foot-3 forward with the No. 4 pick in 2015, immediately after Philadelphia passed for the since-traded Jahlil Okafor. The Wolves have their own youngsters in Towns and Andrew Wiggins, but it's the acquisition of Jimmy Butler that could finally end the postseason drought that dates to 2004. LeBron James loves to play at Staples Center on Christmas Day and he told reporters Sunday that games played under the bright lights are his favorite ones among Christmas Day games.
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"I don't think it's changed", James said.