It’s been a long time since LeBron James wasn’t playing in the NBA Finals.
Exactly how long? Eight years.
The Cavs star is headed to his eighth straight league championship after Cleveland’s 87-79 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.
That got us thinking — what was the world like during 2010, the last time James wasn’t playing for a title?
Kobe Bryant won his final NBA title
Jayson Tatum was VERY young
This is what Jayson Tatum looked like the last time there was an NBA Finals without LeBron James. pic.twitter.com/GPhhFLa5B6
— Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) May 28, 2018
James took his talents to “South Beach”
The Saints beat the Colts in the Super Bowl
Apple released the Iphone 4 and the Ipad
Toy Story 3 was the highest-grossing movie
Kesha’s Tik Tok was the No. 1 song of the year
One Direction formed on “The X Factor”
The vuvuzela took over the FIFA World Cup
Instagram officially launches
Mattel’s Sing-a-ma-jigs were the must-have toy
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