10 Crazy, Amazing LeBron James Stats from the NBA Finals

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers may have lost the 2015 NBA Finals, but the King provided us with a number of memorable moments. It was a historic series for the best player in the world who made the Finals his personal playground for some truly incredible performances.

The following is a list of some of the crazy and amazing stats James achieved while trying to win he first championship in Cavs history. Even though he fell two wins short of his goal, James still came up with some incredible achievements and some that were quite bizarre.

1. Some of LeBron’s greatest games in the Finals have come when his teammates struggled with their shooting. It happened again in Game 2 when the Cavs shot very poorly.

Jun 7, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots the ball during the first quarter against the Golden State Warriors in game two of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

2. After Game 3, LeBron scored the most points of any player through the first three games of the NBA Finals.

Jun 9, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes (40) during the first quarter of game three of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

 

3. According to Elias, LeBron’s Game 3 performance is the first ever 40-point, 12-rebound, 8-assist, 4-steal NBA Finals game since steals were first recorded in 1973-74.

Jun 9, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball against Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) in game three of the NBA Finals. at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Larry W. Smith-Pool Photo via USA TODAY Sports

4. In Game 5, LeBron (40 points, 14 rebounds, 11 assists) joined Jerry West (42-13-12) as the only players to record 40+ point triple-doubles in the Finals.  

Jun 14, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball against Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) in game five of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

 

5. Also in Game 5, LeBron had accounted for 70 (scored or assisted) of the Cavs’ 91 points or 77% of their total.

June 14, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball against the defense of Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston (34) in the first half in game five of the NBA Finals. at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

6. Through the six games of the 2015 NBA Finals, LeBron scored or assisted on 58 points per game for the Cavaliers which is an NBA Finals record.

Jun 16, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball against Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) during the fourth quarter in game six of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

7. Has three 30-point Triple-Doubles in the NBA Finals. The rest of the NBA has three total since 1955.

Jun 16, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) handles the ball against Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala (9) during the fourth quarter in game six of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

8. LeBron James had more assists (53) than the rest of his teammates combined (42) in the NBA Finals. Stats below were after Game 5. 

June 14, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball against the Golden State Warriors in the first half in game five of the NBA Finals. at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

9. Without LeBron James on the floor, four of his teammates failed to make a single shot from the field.

Jun 16, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) sits on the bench before game six of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

10 .LeBron is the first player in NBA Finals history to lead all players in points, rebounds and assists.

Jun 16, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts during the fourth quarter of game six of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

 

BONUS: LeBron has taken 20+ FGA in 18 straight playoff games. MJ & AI are only other players w/ 20+ FGA in that many games. James’ numbers below were after Game 5 only.

Jun 9, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots the ball against Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes (40) in game three of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mike Ehrmann-Pool Photo via USA TODAY Sports