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The Golden State Warriors are the first team to ever record seven straight wins over LeBron James

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LeBron James is a rare specimen on the basketball court. He will undoubtedly go down as one of the greatest to ever grace the hardwood and he is still only 31-years-old.

During his sensational career that has yielded two NBA rings and four MVP awards, James had personal battles with entire franchises that he always seems to win.

For example, he ended the reign of the Detroit Pistons by upsetting them in the 2007 conference finals. Chauncey Billups, Rasheed Wallace and Tayshaun Prince would end their time in Detroit shortly after, finally dissolving the 2004 champions. He's also taken them out of the postseason twice more since then, including this season in a sweep.

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Knocking the Chicago Bulls out of the postseason four times in a span of six years is another glowing stat on his resume, especially when you consider they had MVP Derrick Rose and defensive juggernaut Joakim Noah in their ranks, the latter of whom as a very public disdain for King James.

Three times in a row he crushed the Indiana Pacers in the playoffs, even when they had one of their best teams in history and executed a season-long mission to get home-court advantage over him.

He eventually put the Boston Celtics to bed after six straight losses, beating them twice on the way to winning NBA titles and forcing the breakup of their Big Three in Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen, the latter of whom would join him on South Beach.

Boston Celtics v Phoenix Suns

He has played the Atlanta Hawks in the playoffs three times and is 12-0 against them, including a comprehensive sweep against them this season.

He has owned fellow small forward Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder, going 17-4 head-to-head and forcing them to watch him celebrate a title following the 2012 Finals.

Basically, James nearly always wins. But the Golden State Warriors have taken that notion and wiped the floor with it.

The reigning NBA champions are the first team in NBA history to have won seven games against a LeBron James led-unit. That includes the three games that clinched the NBA title last season to close out a 4-2 series win, their two regular season meetings this term as well as the 2-0 series lead they have in the current Finals.

2016 NBA Finals - Game One

Oh, and during that run, they hoisted the Larry O'Brien trophy at the Quicken Loans Arena - James' home floor in his actual hometown.

After routing the Cavaliers by a combined 48 points during the first two games of the series, James and co. have a chance to get back into the series when they play game three on home soil on Wednesday night.

Judging by how things have gone for James thus far, the Warriors' run, and LeBron's misery, might just continue.

Topics:
NBA Finals
NBA
Stephen Curry
Golden State Warriors
Pacific Division
Western Conference
LeBron James
Cleveland Cavaliers
Central Division
Eastern Conference

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