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Back in NBA Finals, James can get back at Spurs

The Miami Heat’s LeBron James goes through drills during practice on Wednesday in Miami. The Heat play the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 of the NBA Finals today.

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MIAMI — Before reaching the top of basketball, LeBron James was run over by the San Antonio Spurs.
The Spurs swept James’ Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2007 NBA Finals, so long ago that the winning game plan focused on exploiting James’ weaknesses. Those are nearly impossible to find now, and James essentially warned the Spurs that they shouldn’t bother looking.
The Spurs already know.
“He’ll be a lot more of a problem than he was in ‘07, that’s for sure,” Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said Wednesday.
Tim Duncan told the beaten James minutes after that series that the ...

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