It's the most anticipated NBA Finals matchup since 1991 when Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls met Magic Johnson and the Los Angeles Lakers.

It's even conjuring up images of record-breaking TV ratings, of Larry Bird and the Boston Celtics facing Johnson and the Lakers in the 1984, '85 and '87 NBA Finals. That's what this year's NBA Finals between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat has developed into.

Kevin Durant is the Thunder's brightest star, and this year became just the seventh player in NBA history to win the scoring title three consecutive seasons.

Meanwhile, James' star is just as bright after he won the league's Most Valuable Player award for the third time in four years.