LeBron watched MJ during playoffs

LeBron James admits to watching Michael Jordan during playoffs

Wonder how LeBron mustered up the confidence to knock down that clinching shot in Game 7?

He watched the best.

LeBron James said he spent some of his down time between playoff games studying Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls and, of course, the man himself.

So when LeBron hit that jumper over Kawhi Leonard with 27 seconds left in the decisive game, it should have looked very familiar to Jordan’s final bucket with the Bulls in Game 6 of the 1998 Finals.

Maybe it wasn’t on the same side of the floor, but the distance and angle look eerily similar.

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