Cleveland Cavaliers Win NBA Championship, LeBron Earns Finals MVP (Video)
Finally! Cleveland has their championship. And it only seems appropriate that LeBron James helped bring it to them.
The Akron native returned to Cleveland last year for his second stint with the team. And after losing the 2015 NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors in six games, LeBron and his Cavs got redemption by coming back from 3-1 down to beat the Warriors in seven games.
James capped off his MVP performance with a triple-double in Game 7 (27 points, 11 rebounds, 11 assists), earning his third NBA championship and his first as a member of the Cavs.
Here’s a look at LeBron’s emotional interview following Cleveland’s 93-89 victory in Game 7: