The Cavaliers will wear their black sleeved jerseys in Game 7

Sunday June 19th, 2016

The Cavaliers are once again wearing their black sleeved jerseys against the Warriors in Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Sunday.

Cleveland wore the jerseys in its Game 5 win over Golden State, after LeBron James decided on them.

James went for 41 points on 16-of-30 shooting in a 112–97 win over the Warriors on that night. In sleeved jerseys this year, LeBron is 6–0 with an average of 32.1 points, 9.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game on 54.2% shooting. 

Back in 2014, James blamed a 6-for-18 shooting performance against the Spurs on his sleeves, saying “I already don’t have much room for error on my jumpers.”

- Kenny Ducey

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