Tiger Fight, October 7th. In the finals that ended today, the Lakers defeated the Heat 102-96 and led by 3-1. After the game, Lakers forward LeBron James was interviewed.
Speaking of texting the team before the game to emphasize that this is a must-win game, James said: "After our team meeting this morning, I woke up from my pre-match nap. I just felt the atmosphere. That kind of pressure, I feel personally, this is one of the most important games of my career. I just want to convey this message to my teammates, to express what kind of state I am in, what kind of moment this is, because I know What a great team we are playing against. The confidence they gained after the victory in G3 is still there, even if they lose tonight. This is such a tenacious and well-trained team .But I think if we want to be a championship team, we must have the same fighting spirit and attitude as them. That is my mentality, I am still in that mentality, and my mind is still working. "
When asked that he played the fourth quarter in almost every game during the Finals, James said: “For me, at this stage of the season, I don’t care about rest, I really don’t care. I don’t care about sleep, and I don’t care about games. Rest during the period. Of course, I will be replaced. The coach has his set of rhythms and rotations to be performed, but I don’t care about rest. If the game is to reach that point, I can rest in a week at most, I can I rested for a whole month. Of course, you know me, I wouldn’t do that. Then I can rest, I can sleep for 8 hours, get up to eat, and then immediately go back to sleep."
In this game, James played 39 minutes and scored 28 points, 12 rebounds and 8 assists on 8 of 16 shots.