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LeBron James had a flashback of Game 7 with late dunk on Christmas day

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When LeBron James threw down a huge two-handed jam over Draymond Green on Sunday, it marked the first time the Cleveland Cavaliers held the lead in the fourth quarter against the Golden State Warriors.

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It also reminded himself, as well as Cavs fans, about the epic seven-game finals series wherein these two teams competed back in June.

When asked if he had Finals flashbacks, James admitted to having one.

“I had a flashback when I was cutting.”

“Kyrie, he sees me and if he gives it to me (I thought), ‘I’ve got to get this one home because I wasn’t able to get the one back in June and all. Kyrie made an unbelievable pass and I just tried to make myself aware. I believe in energy, the ball will find energy, and I was able to slam it home.”

That basket proved to be more than just two points for the Cavaliers, helping them gather momentum in completing the come-from-behind victory, 109-108.

With both teams currently leading their respective conferences, they remain the odds on favorite to meet again for their third consecutive dance in the NBA Finals.

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