With a fourth NBA Championship and a fourth NBA Finals MVP, LeBron James can now be considered the best player of all time, according to Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel .
On Sunday, James had a triple double with 28 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists to help the Lakers win a 17th title. He became the first player in history to be the MVP of the final with three different teams.
“He’s the best player the basketball world has ever seen,” Vogel told media after his team’s 106-93 win in Game 6 against the Miami Heat in Orlando on Sunday.
“You don’t know it until you’re around him every day. You see his state of mind. You see the adjustments [qu’il apporte à son jeu]. You see his way of leading the group. It’s just an amazing experience to lead him. ”
And James’s talent isn’t just felt on the pitch. Indeed, it is also during the preparation of his team that the star player makes his presence felt.
“His ability to make decisions is an incredible quality,” said Vogel. [Il a] mind and uses it as a resource to participate in making decisions about how to move the team forward. ”
“I don’t know if I can give an example. But every day with the videos, he leads the charge to improve our team. I don’t think we can underestimate this aspect. “
A duo from hell
But obviously, it is impossible to win the honors of a team sport alone. Thus, James did not fail to highlight the work of Anthony Davis, who also contributed to the success of the Californian club.
“King” James notably highlighted the special relationship he had developed with Davis.
“I can’t really explain it. In any type of relationship, there are feelings and vibes. You can’t explain what connects you to a person and it’s organic. The first thing I think about is the respect between us. We push each other. He wants me to be excellent, I want him to be excellent. ”