ESPN to air Game 5 and 7 of 2016 NBA Finals Wednesday night

Fans can relive Cavs comeback and first NBA title

Daryl Ruiter
March 31, 2020 - 2:28 pm
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Champions

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (92.3 The Fan) – In the words of LeBron James, Cleveland, this is for you.

Fans will be able to relive the Cavaliers incredible 2016 NBA Finals comeback and championship Wednesday night.

ESPN announced that the network will re-air Game 5 and Game 7 of the 2016 Finals in a special doubleheader that will begin at 7 p.m.

Photo Gallery: Anniversary of Game Seven of the Cleveland Cavaliers ousting the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals

In Game 5, James and Kyrie Irving became the first teammates to score over 40 points in the same Finals game to force a sixth game in the series.

In Game 7, James made ‘The Block,’ Irving hit ‘The Shot,’ Kevin Love got ‘The Stop’ and Cleveland celebrated its first championship in 52 years after the Cavs became the first team in NBA history to erase a 3-1 Finals deficit to win.

The network has scheduled memorable NBA Finals double headers on Wednesday night throughout the month of April. The schedule can be found here.