LeBron James let it be clear who he is rooting for in this NBA Finals. James tweeted after the Phoenix Suns beat the Milwaukee Bucks 118-105 in Game 1 of the series. James tweeted at his buddy Chris Paul and said “1 down. 3 to go.”
James just keeping true to the brotherhood. Paul is one of his best friends in the league. James, Paul, Dwayne Wade, and Carmelo Anthony, were infamously photographed together on a banana boat while on vacationing together back in 2015.
James and Paul as were teammates on the 2008 and 2012 USA Olympic Basketball teams that won gold medals those years.
As for game 1, Paul dropped 32 points and 9 assist. Ironically, Paul’s Suns knocked out James and Lakers in the opening round of the playoffs in six thrilling games, marking the first time in James’ career he was booted in the opening round.
Nevertheless, James wants to see his longtime friend get his flowers now and win his first championship.