LeBron James has been many different players throughout his career. The player he's been in these NBA Finals resembles none of those. But as he plays the most superhuman basketball of his career, he's been more human and more paradoxically playful than ever.
The Cleveland Cavaliers were tough down the stretch and have been great in the NBA Playoffs. As they're in the Finals, that's not surprising. The surprising part is how they've changed, and how quickly.