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Lebron James doesn't believe that the next NBA champions -- for the shorten 2011-2012 NBA season -- should receive an asterisk next to their name. The season was shorten due to the 2011 NBA lockout, as the season was shorten by 3 months and 3/4 of the games being kept on the schedule.
James says that a championship is a championship and that there shouldn't be an asterisk next to the 2012 NBA champion, according to Pro Basketball Talk
"I don't think that's right to say. I'm not going to get involved in it.", James said. "Every team works hard no matter if it's a lockout year or not. There's not much difference between 82 games and 66 games... I don't discredit the effort San Antonio had when they won it in 1999 after the lockout.", James went on to say. "They won multiple [titles] after that, so are we going to say that first one wasn't good enough? I don't think that's true at all."
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