It has been tough for LeBron James so far in the 2017 NBA finals. The Cavaliers had a great run in the eastern conference playoffs this postseason as they entered the Finals with a 12-1 record, but now they are facing a much tougher opponent - the Golden State Warriors.

The Warriors, on the other hand, entered this year's finals with a perfect 12-0 record and they are yet to be defeated this postseason.

The way things are looking right now in the NBA finals, it appears like the Warriors might sweep their way to a title. They currently hold a comfortable 2-0 lead in the finals against the Cavaliers, and they need just two more wins to be crowned as the 2017 NBA champions.

The Cavaliers are looking lost on the defensive end in these finals and it appears like the Warriors can score at will. Game 2 of this series was played Sunday night and Golden State ended up winning the game 132 to 113.

It was another subpar performance by the Cavaliers, especially on the defensive end. After the game, LeBron James talked to the media and addressed these issues.

'They're a different team'

James was obviously not in a great mood after Game 2 loss. He finished the game with an impressive stat line of 29 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists but his team still lost. He skipped the usual postgame interview at the podium, and he chose to speak to the media in the locker room.

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LeBron appeared to be frustrated as he was answering questions about his team's performance and at one point of the interview, it got pretty awkward. When asked about the addition of Kevin Durant to the Warriors and how it translates on the court, James said "They're a different team. You guys asked me (before) what was the difference and I told you. So, they're a different team."

Later on, James was also asked about defending home court and it looked like that question really bothered LeBron because of how absurd it was. This is what he had to say about that, "Are you a smart guy? If we don't defend home court, what happens?" James said, implying a potential sweep.

Sense of urgency for the Cavaliers

LeBron also added that he feels good and doesn't need IV fluids to recover after the game. The Cavaliers will need another heroic performance from their superstar, and also a much bigger contribution from the other players, if they want to stay alive in this series. It's safe to say that if Cleveland doesn't win the next two games at home, the Warriors will be the champions this year.

LeBron knows this, and no doubt he will give it his all in order to win.

Game 3 of the Finals is scheduled for Wednesday night as the Cavaliers look to handle the Warriors their first defeat of the postseason.

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