According to former Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin, the reason why Irving left the Cavaliers last summer was because he was not allowed to be the Scottie Pippen to LeBron James' Michael Jordan.
Playing second fiddle to the 33-year-old, Irving and James still formed an effective partnership as they helped the Cleveland side famously come back from 3-1 down to win 4-3 against the Golden State Warriors in 2016 to give the franchise their first-ever National Basketball Association championship.
After a seven-minute clean-up, Belinelli recovered to make a 23-footer at the start of overtime, followed by a three-pointer from Redrick.
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Will and Jada , now married 20 years, would go on to have two kids of their own, Jaden Smith and Willow Smith . Pinkett Smith recalled. "His take was, 'That is Trey's mother, and that's just not your place'".
As a result of knowing what they were supposed to do, the Cavs demolished the Raptors in four games, winning by an average of 15 points a game. There's literally nothing you can show him that he can't do. He believes they could have existed together, but James didn't need him. "And he really wanted that". And I remember saying, 'Oh this is not good. That's something that is hard to define but it's one of those "I know it when I see it" deals and it's not hard to see it with LeBron on the offensive end. He wanted a chance to do it on a good team.
To me, maybe that's the best LeBron story. I knew we were in trouble in Miami.