LeBron says he's won 'the two hardest championships' in NBA history | Inquirer Sports

LeBron says he’s won ‘the two hardest championships’ in NBA history

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 07:05 PM December 09, 2020
LeBron James

FILE — LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the first quarter against the Miami Heat in Game Six of the 2020 NBA Finals at AdventHealth Arena  on October 11, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.  Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

MANILA, Philippines — The knock on LeBron James in the greatest of all time debate has been his lack of NBA championships as compared to Michael Jordan.

As it stands, James is two rings away from matching Jordan’s six.


But the four-time regular season and Finals MVP believes two of his titles carry more weight than the others.

“The one thing I know for sure, that I’ve been a part of two teams that’s won the two hardest championships in league history,” James said on the Road Trippin’ podcast.


James referred to the time he led the Cleveland Cavaliers to the 2016 title in what is considered as the greatest comeback in NBA history after the Cavs rallied from a 3-1 series deficit to stun the Golden State Warriors.

The other tough feat James pertained to was his most recent one when he put the Los Angeles Lakers back on top after closing out the Miami Heat in six games in the bubble.

While many won’t agree with James that the Lakers’ road to their first championship in 10 years was one of the toughest ever, the 16-time All-Star couldn’t care any less.

“If you were not in the bubble, you don’t quite understand. You will never ever, ever understand how hard it was to win that championship, to be able to motivate yourself,” said James, who won his first two titles with the Miami Heat in 2012 and 2013.

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