Though James achieved the top performance in NBA history, the Cavs still fell short.
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Despite the greatest one-man performance in NBA Finals history, LeBron James could not make the injury-weakened Cleveland Cavaliers a champion in his homecoming season.But the 30-year-old superstar took his once-woeful club from a doormat to a title contender that fell short Tuesday as the Golden State Warriors beat the Cavs 105-97 to win the best-of-seven series 4-2, extending Cleveland's U.S.-record drought without a major pro sports title to 51 years and counting.James averaged Finals highs of 35.8 points, 13.3 rebounds and 8.8 assists – an unprecedented statistical sweep and the top combined totals for any NBA playoff series ever.James had 53 assists in the Finals, 11 more than the rest of the Cavaliers combined.James went 2-2 in four Finals with Miami but is 0-2 with the Cavaliers, also falling in 2007 .
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