LeBron James gives speech to haters after winning championship (Video)
LeBron James was amazing in Game 7 of the NBA Finals. He shot superbly from the field. He made all of his free throws. He grabbed rebounds. He didn’t turn the ball over. He consistently burned the Spurs when they dared him to shoot. He came through in the clutch.
For his performance in the Finals — he had 37 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 turnovers in Game 7 alone — James was named NBA Finals MVP for the second straight season, giving him four regular-season MVP awards, two championships, and two NBA Finals MVPs at age 28. That all sounds pretty impressive for a guy who has been criticized as much as James.
When asked by ABC’s Doris Burke after the game about all his critics, James crisply brushed the haters aside and reminded everyone of how blessed he has been.
“Listen, for me, I can’t worry about what everyone say about me. I’m LeBron James from Akron, Ohio, from the innercity. I’m not even supposed to be here. That’s enough. Every night I walk into the locker room, I see a number six with ‘James’ on the back. I’m blessed.
“What everybody say about me off the court don’t matter. I ain’t got no worries.”
After the type of performance he had in Game 7, I’m not sure how anyone can say negative things about him as a player anymore. What more do you want from him?