NBA Finals: LeBron James, Warriors’ legacy and the 5 biggest takeaways

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr takes questions at a press conference before the basketball team's practiced during the NBA Finals Thursday

NBA Finals: LeBron James, Warriors’ legacy and the 5 biggest takeaways

"I have no idea at this point", he said when asked if he played his final game for the Cavs. "Pretty much played the last three games with a broken hand, so that's what it is". "But word of James' injury did not originate from his camp, nor does it make much sense that he would be eager to reveal this sort of lapse in judgment".

If James were to get traded, he would have to opt into the a year ago of his deal.

"For me, I still have so much to give to the game". All James has now is a few weeks to think, a few weeks to ponder his next move.

At the other end of the scale, LeBron James made more than US$33-million this season. "I feel like it saved my life", Durant said.

James was relaxed, reflective and even resigned to his fate. "Then he has to go through Houston and Golden State". The three-time champion, including 2016 when the Cavaliers beat Golden State in seven games, can opt out of his Cleveland contract this offseason.

When it was all over Friday night, there was both an arrogance and a humility to Durant - both understandable.

The Warriors are smarter.

A majority of Curry's 37 points came from outside the 3-point arc. The Cavs led briefly in the first half, but it was over shortly after halftime.

"Anything is possible", Love said, via WKYC-TV.

It's entirely possible that James left the floor Friday night knowing he was wearing a Cavaliers uniform for the last time.

Cleveland, Golden State, the Boston Celtics, the Houston Rockets, the Philadelphia 76ers, the LA Lakers and the Miami Heat will have conversations with James this summer.

While Love will turn 30 in September, he is still capable of averaging a double-double.

Thing is, there's no obvious choice. "Always wanted to win here". "So sitting down and considering everything, my family is a huge part of whatever I'll decide to do in my career, and it will continue to be that".

The Heat, as now constructed, are in no position to compete for an National Basketball Association championship.

If James still wants the max contract but doesn't want to re-sign with the Cavs, he can orchestrate a trade to another team, which could benefit the Cavs. That's why he spends well over $1 million a year to tweak and hone his body.

He is showing no signs of fading - yet. James' window of greatness will close, someday.

The sheer ease of their disposal of the LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers in the championship series sent a loud and clear message to the league that they are not about to vacate their perch any time soon.

The good news: Having been competitive in two of their four games against the Warriors, perhaps the Cavs aren't as far away as they might seem. "I'm excited to see how they come back next year", Durant said. The Cavaliers could never match that sort of versatility.

Now that the NBA Finals are over, the Summer of LeBron is officially upon us yet again.

The Warriors are already well over the cap, and they will be deep into the luxury tax no matter what kind of discounts they get on those players.

It's all up to James. The difference between this season and the difference between my first year in Miami, we didn't have many injuries at all.

"What we've been able to accomplish is really meaningful and something that not many players have been able to experience", said Curry.

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