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A composite of LeBron James (left) and Stephen Curry (right) in their team's practices Wednesday in Oakland, California. Curry and the Golden State Warriors host James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday. (Ben Margot/AP)
A composite of LeBron James (left) and Stephen Curry (right) in their team's practices Wednesday in Oakland, California. Curry and the Golden State Warriors host James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday. (Ben Margot/AP)
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Lebron James is preparing for his sixth NBA Finals. After making the finals as a younger player with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Lebron famously took "his talents to South Beach" and played for the Miami Heat in four NBA finals, winning two of them.

But last season, Lebron surprised many people by leaving Miami and returning to Cleveland, where he helped to turn around the struggling franchise.

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  • Mike Pesca, Here and Now sports analyst. He hosts the daily podcast The Gist and tweets @pescami.

This segment aired on June 4, 2015.

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