MIAMI (CBSMiami) – He’s the most decorated player in the National Basketball Association and when it mattered most, LeBron James once again came through for the Miami Heat.

LeBron came through with his second-straight NBA Finals Most Valuable Player performance by scoring 37 points, pulling down 12 rebounds and handing out four assists in the deciding Game 7 of the NBA Finals.

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“Listen, for me, I can’t worry about what everybody say about me. I’m LeBron James from Akron, Ohio — from the inner city. I’m not even supposed to be here! That’s enough,” LeBron said after being asked how he tunes out all of the outside noise. “Every time I walk into the locker room and I see #6 James on the back, I’m blessed. So what everybody say about me off the court, don’t matter. I ain’t got no worries!”

James played 45 minutes in the game after playing 50 minutes in Game 6’s overtime victory.

LeBron shot 12-23 in the game, including 5-10 from behind the three-point line and eight for eight from the charity stripe.

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The unavoidable comparisons to Michael Jordan will come fast and furious now as both players won their first championship at age 27 and then another one back-to-back at age 28.

While Jordan established a nearly untouchable legacy, if one player will ever surpass that legacy, it will likely be King James.

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