LeBron James likely would have stayed in Miami if Heat won 2014 title

Thursday September 25th, 2014

In an interview with CNN, LeBron James said that if the Miami Heat had won a third consecutive title, there would have been a better chance he stayed in Miami instead of signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers as a free agent.

The Sun Sentinel provided an excerpt from the interview.

"It's a greater chance, for sure," James told CNN's Rachel Nichols. "I mean, it would be hard to leave back-to-back-to-back championships and try to go for four. But, obviously, you really can't live and think of what may have happened. For me, I've always been a person kind of live in the moment."

James and the Heat lost in the NBA Finals, 4-1, to the San Antonio Spurs.

James also said he understands how hard it is to win a championship, calling it the hardest thing he's ever done in his life.

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