David Blatt to LeBron on Finals appearance: 'You deserve it'

The relationship between LeBron James and Cavs head coach David Blatt has been an ongoing drama. At times it seemed like James had no patience for Blatt and then in other instances, the two appeared to be best of friends.

Of course, this is just the type of relationship that develops between a coach and his star player. Which is why in the closing minutes of Game 4, Blatt had a special message for LeBron.

"I just want to tell you, man. What you did for this team and for this city, coming back and doing what you did. You deserve this. You deserve it. Let's keep going."

Seems like the relationship between Blatt and LeBron is right where it should be. 

LeBron James and David Blatt savor their Eastern Conference Championship.
LeBron James and David Blatt savor their Eastern Conference Championship. (USATSI)
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Ananth Pandian has been writing about all NBA-related things including the social and lifestyle aspect of the sport for CBS Sports since 2015. His name is actually easy to pronounce, just remember it is... Full Bio

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