After the Game 1 of the NBA Finals 2016, Orlando Magic guard Brandon Jennings expressed his opinion on Twitter regarding Cleveland Cavaliers star forward LeBron James and his plans in the offseason. James will be having a player option for the 2016-17 NBA season and there are no firm details if he will re-sign or leave the Cavaliers.
On his Twitter account, Brandon Jennings predicted that LeBron James will be leaving the Cavaliers after their Game 1 loss against the Golden State Warriors. There are no supporting details for his claim and James is not giving any hints that he will leave the Cavaliers.
However, LeBron James is the type of player who makes an unexpected decision. Also, in order to keep up with Michael Jordan’s NBA Finals record, he should consider a team that can help him win more championship titles and not just NBA Finals appearances. There are speculations that he will be forming a super team with Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade but those did not reveal on which team they will play together.
For the meantime, LeBron James must be focused on beating the Golden State Warriors in Game 2. A one-game loss in a best-of-seven series cannot easily determine who will become the champion, knowing how dangerous both teams are. Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue thinks of having a faster offensive strategy in Game 2.
“I just told LeBron I need him to play faster.I need him to pick up the pace for us offensively, getting the ball out and just beginning to play faster.” Lue said Friday. “They make you stagnant and make you play one-on-one basketball because that’s all you can get. So if we pick up the pace and play with a faster tempo offensively, I think we’ll be fine.”
Lue explained that playing slowly is what the Warriors want them to do. He believes that having a faster offense can be an advantage especially for LeBron James since the Warriors cannot establish early defense on him. James agreed with coach Lue’s decision and said that they will do anything that he instructs.
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