Warriors Will Rely On Versatility, Depth To Defend LeBron

CBS Cleveland

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James believes there’s nobody in the world that can stop him. He’s too strong, too fast, too skilled.

A bully with a basketball and beast above the rim.

If the Golden Warriors want to win the title, they’ll need to get past James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals starting Thursday night. And not just once — but four times in seven games.

“Some have been successful. Many have failed,” said Warriors forward Draymond Green, the runner-up for Defensive Player of the Year and among at least four players who will get their shot at James in the series.

Defending the four-time MVP is a challenge the Warriors think they’re as well equipped as anybody to face.

They had the top-rated defense during the regular season and held opponents to a league-low 42.8 percent shooting. They’re loaded with length and versatility on the…

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