Miami Heat star Andre Iguodala is full of praise for LeBron James ahead of the NBA Finals this week.
The Heat with face the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals, with Iguodala, set to come up against old rival James.
The Lakers star will be playing in his 10th NBA Finals and will renew rivalries with Iguodala, who used to play for the Golden State Warriors.
During his time with the Cleveland Cavaliers, James matched up with the Warriors in four straight NBA Finals, while Iguodala was the 2015 NBA Finals MVP.
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The 36-year-old is, therefore, aware of the danger than James poses to his team and has warned his teammates to be wary.
He described James as the ‘top talent ever’ and said he will make the Heat pay if they allow him the space.
“You just got to have that will, understanding you’re guarding the top talent ever. He’s going to make you pay when you make mistakes,” Iguodala said.
James is chasing his fourth NBA title after helping the Lakers to their first NBA Finals in a decade.