LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony pose during Media Day before the 2004 Olympics. The squad ended up going 5-3 in Athens, the low point of a once-dominant squad. After the Games, the U.S. hired Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski to run the team. Since then, the team has been nearly unbeatable. (Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of LeBron James | Carmelo Anthony | Historic Team USA

LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony pose during Media Day before the 2004 Olympics. The squad ended up going 5-3 in Athens, the low point of a once-dominant squad. After the Games, the U.S. hired Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski to run the team. Since then, the team has been nearly unbeatable. (Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of LeBron James | Carmelo Anthony | Historic Team USA

Kobe Bryant and LeBron James of the USA Men’s National Team stretch out during training camp on Sunday. Fresh off winning his first NBA title, James is hoping to cap off a career year with another gold medal. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
THOMSEN: With title in tow, James forming foundation of U.S. rosterGALLERY: Team USA since the original 1992 Dream Team

Kobe Bryant and LeBron James of the USA Men’s National Team stretch out during training camp on Sunday. Fresh off winning his first NBA title, James is hoping to cap off a career year with another gold medal. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

THOMSEN: With title in tow, James forming foundation of U.S. roster
GALLERY: Team USA since the original 1992 Dream Team

LeBron finally got his ring - only 10 more to go until he reaches Bill Russell. The former Celtics legend and 11-time champion poses with James after Miami beat Oklahoma City for the NBA title on Thursday. James recorded a triple-double in leading the Heat to 121-106 victory. (Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images)
ROSENBERG: LeBron finally wins his first NBA titleTHOMSEN: "Easy" path turned out to be hardestGALLERY: SI’s Best Photos From Game 5

LeBron finally got his ring - only 10 more to go until he reaches Bill Russell. The former Celtics legend and 11-time champion poses with James after Miami beat Oklahoma City for the NBA title on Thursday. James recorded a triple-double in leading the Heat to 121-106 victory. (Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images)

ROSENBERG: LeBron finally wins his first NBA title
THOMSEN: "Easy" path turned out to be hardest
GALLERY: SI’s Best Photos From Game 5

These Thunder fans, who clearly take fashion advice from Russell Westbrook, pose for a photo before Tuesday’s game against the Heat in Miami. Unfortunately for these fans, things didn’t work out for Oklahoma City. LeBron James scored 26 points to go along with 12 assists and 9 rebounds as the Heat took a 3-1 series lead with a 104-98 victory. Miami will try and close out the series in front of its home crowd on Thursday. (Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)
ROSENBERG: LeBron does it all in Heat victoryTHOMSEN: LeBron fights cramps to beat ThunderGALLERY: SI’s Best Photos From Game 4GALLERY: Russell Westbrook: Fashion Icon

These Thunder fans, who clearly take fashion advice from Russell Westbrook, pose for a photo before Tuesday’s game against the Heat in Miami. Unfortunately for these fans, things didn’t work out for Oklahoma City. LeBron James scored 26 points to go along with 12 assists and 9 rebounds as the Heat took a 3-1 series lead with a 104-98 victory. Miami will try and close out the series in front of its home crowd on Thursday. (Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)

ROSENBERG: LeBron does it all in Heat victory
THOMSEN: LeBron fights cramps to beat Thunder
GALLERY: SI’s Best Photos From Game 4
GALLERY: Russell Westbrook: Fashion Icon

LeBron James skies for a dunk on Serge Ibaka during Thursday’s Heat-Thunder game. Although Ibaka ended up blocking this attempt, James and Miami got the last laugh with a 100-96 win to tie up the NBA Finals at 1-1. Game 3 is Sunday in Miami. (Greg Nelson/SI)
ROSENBERG: Heat prove to be stronger, grittier team in Game 2THOMSEN: LeBron delivers with clutch play in fourth quarterGALLERY: SI’s Best Photos From Game 2

LeBron James skies for a dunk on Serge Ibaka during Thursday’s Heat-Thunder game. Although Ibaka ended up blocking this attempt, James and Miami got the last laugh with a 100-96 win to tie up the NBA Finals at 1-1. Game 3 is Sunday in Miami. (Greg Nelson/SI)

ROSENBERG: Heat prove to be stronger, grittier team in Game 2
THOMSEN: LeBron delivers with clutch play in fourth quarter
GALLERY: SI’s Best Photos From Game 2