LeBron James Finals Record: Reviewing LeBron James's six NBA Finals losses
2011 - The Meltdown: against Dallas Mavericks (2-4)
A new LeBron James was ready to shock the world and win his first ring.
James took his talents to south beach to join Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on the Miami Heat roster. James' side was the favorite and all was set to begin a new dynasty in the NBA.
But then Dallas arrived on the scene.
The Mavericks conquered their first NBA title beating the Heat in six games after being down two times.
The media criticized James for disappearing in key moments. He scored just eight points and went 3-of-11 from the field in a Game 4 loss, and in Game 6 he collapsed, especially in the second half, taking wrong decisions and passing the ball when he should have shot.
At the end of the series, the media claimed that this was the worst superstar meltdown in sports history.
James finished the finals with 17.8 points (his worst in a final), 7.2 rebounds and 6.8 assists a night.