The Los Angeles Lakers will take on the Miami Heat on Saturday in a repeat of last year’s NBA Finals. For LeBron James, though, it will be just another game and he will not be thinking about how the two teams fought in the ultimate stage last season.
“No, not really. It’s a different scenario, different environment,” James said. “We’re in a bubble in Orlando and now w’re back in our region being in LA at Stapls Center but without our fans.
I don’t want to say it’d be good but it’d be familiar faces to see them again in such short period of time. But as far as the memories and things of that nature going back to our battle with them in the Finals. I don’t think that’ll come up to me too much throughout the game.”
Although both teams made it to the Finals last year, they are having very different seasons now. While the Lakers are close to the top of the Western Conference at a second place, the Heat are struggling to make the top 8 in the East. Last year’s runners-up are currently in 11th place in the East.