Netease Sports reported on September 30:
The Heat will meet the Lakers led by LeBron James in the Finals. Not surprisingly, LeBron’s past experience with the Heat has also become a hot topic in the media.
LeBron’s departure in 2014 dealt a big blow to the Heat’s management because even
Now Spoelstra also said in an interview that when LeBron left, "I spent six weeks introspecting alone that summer, and then I still have to return to work."
The relationship between the Heat management and the LeBron team became bad for a while, but now, these grievances have been put behind them.
Spoelstra emphasized Riley's ability to lead the team out of trouble,"
LeBron was also convinced by Riley’s abilities. He said: “When I hear Riley’s name, I think of one of the greatest minds in basketball history. He can win at any level. He has been for 40 years. Participated in the process of winning the championship. Without him, the NBA would not be what it is now. He is a good person and will motivate the team. He has proven to us in 40 years until how to win."