The curse of LeBron

How can LeBron James not be jealous? His is the only matchup the Cavaliers are confident of winning in the NBA Finals. At the other positions, for the majority of every game, the defending champion Warriors are superior. There are all kinds of technical ways for Cleveland to extend the series. James will seek out Stephen Curry in pick-and-roll switches. He will catalog the Warriors’ defensive reactions in hope of exploiting them later. He will continue to create open 3-pointers for Kevin Love, J.R. Smith, Jeff Green, Jordan Clarkson and Kyle Korver and then pray – having watched them miss 32 of 41 from the arc – that they’ll start making them.

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