LeBron James: Miami Heat not "all on my shoulders"

Miami Heat forward LeBron James insists that the team do not rely on him to win games.

LeBron James has insisted that the Miami Heat do not rely on him to win games following their third defeat in the NBA Finals.

The two-time defending champions trail the San Antonio Spurs 3-1, leaving them needing to win the three remaining games to retain the title.

The forward told ESPN: "It's not all on my shoulders. It's not. I understand I get a lot of the limelight in the press and all that, but it's not all on my shoulders.

"I take a lot of it, but I do it for my teammates, and I want them to put a lot of pressure on me in that sense. The series is not over. We've got guys with too much pride [to] even start thinking about that."

The fifth game of the series takes place tomorrow evening.

Manu Ginobili #20 of the San Antonio Spurs celebrates against the Miami Heat during Game Four of the 2014 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 12, 2014
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