LeBron James told the media he did injure his hand after Game 1 of the NBA Finals, he was asked this question during the press conference on Friday night after a Brian Windhorst report.
LeBron James suffered a significant right hand injury after Game 1 when he punched a black board in the locker room, sources told me & @mcten. He had 2 MRIs & has been wearing a soft cast. LeBron not using injury as an excuse but kept quiet to prevent Warriors from knowing.— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) June 9, 2018
"I let the emotions get the best of me," James said.
GAME 4 RECAP
Final score: 108-85
The Cavs are 3-1 against the Warriors in the Finals the past four seasons.
It was a frustrating night for LeBron and company
After 3 quarters:— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 9, 2018
LeBron - 6/12 FG (50%)
Rest of Cavs - 16/53 (30%) pic.twitter.com/DxxZ6PrzQh
In a desperate attempt to rally the troops, James' spoke to his teammates sternly during a timeout.
"I don't care," exclaimed James, "This is the NBA Playoffs!"
The Warriors celebrated in the middle of Quicken Loans arena following the victory.
It was a humbling sight for fans to take in, a splattering of boos rained down as the Warriors went up 20 points late in the third quarter.
The Cavs struggled from the field all night, while the tag team duo Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant competed amongst themselves for Finals' MVP.
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