Tiger Fight, September 27. In the fifth game of the Western Conference Finals that ended today, the Lakers defeated the Nuggets 117-107, and the series scored 4-1 to advance to the finals. After the game, Lakers forward LeBron James was interviewed.
Speaking of his outstanding record in the match point match of the final series, James said: "I keep saying that I always have that mentality. For me, in match point matches, I and that we want The opponent who ends up is as desperate. I don’t want to play another game. If we are in a situation where we can end the series, that’s my mentality. Will the game always be as we want? No. Because I don’t believe that I am invincible, I am playing. It’s not unbeaten in a point game. But my mentality is, if we play well enough, and in the fourth quarter, we have a chance to win, I don’t want to play another game. I like the game, but I don’t want to play again. Play a game. That is my mentality, I want to be as desperate as my opponent, as desperate as the players and coaches of the team I played against. That is my mentality, the mentality that I put in at that moment. "
Speaking of this unique divisional championship award ceremony, James said: "Everything is different, this is 2020. Nothing feels the same, everything is different. So the award ceremony is different. I can say One thing is that I want to be at Staples Center tonight, with our fans, and with our loyal Lakers fans. Because they deserve this moment as much as we are, because they have gone through so many years of being missed. In the playoffs, it feels like their team will never return to this kind of moment, but they have always maintained their loyalty to the team. It would be great if they can celebrate with them tonight. So, hope we can be in the next The rounds continue to bring them something to celebrate. We are in this state of mind."
In this game, James played 40 minutes, 15 of 25 shots, 38 points, 16 rebounds, 10 assists and 1 steal.