Found October 27, 2012 on NESN.com:
Millions of others have been saying it for him for years. Now LeBron James is saying it for himself, this time with a championship in tow. "I want to be the best of all time," James told The Associated Press. "It's that simple." James, who has long been expected to challenge Michael Jordan and other NBA greats for the title of greatest player of all time, now has his elusive first NBA title to help him toward his goal. He told the AP that while he wondered before whether winning a championship would change his perspective of trying to be the best, the big win has "not really" altered his focus. "I haven't had much time to really just think about what actually happened," he said. "At the end of the day, there's still going to be people that say, well, he's not going to be able to win two. He's not going to be able to do it again." James has quite the supporting cast with him in Miami, and the Heat have...
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