"I can't believe we're getting this question already, but you know, honestly that's something we'll worry about at the time. I think the proof is obviously in what we were able to accomplish from that point on and being 16-1 in the playoffs, putting all the puzzle pieces together".
The Kerr situation was one major issue for this team to handle, and it was not the only one.
Added to that: All the national focus on Durant's reasoning to join the team that beat his Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference finals, and his own personal destiny.
"I ain't got nothin' to say", Durant said, trophy in hand. "We did this in 2015, and were anticipating just the same amount of traffic. And we are going to move forward with that when we have a chance to". "So you have a clear sense of what matters when you go through that stuff".More news: United Kingdom finance minister refuses to detail Brexit position
He hugged mother Wanda many a time.
Durant took heat from critics saying he should have stayed with the Thunder and built a powerhouse team around himself and Russell Westbrook. Green said James had started the super team concept.
"Just the camaraderie, the togetherness of the whole organization, that's what it was about".
"Bob Myers did an incredible amount of work on the basketball front, all the people there - Larry Harris and Kirk (Lacob) and Travis (Schlenk)..."
"As a student of the game, it would be a disservice to myself if I didn't try to learn as much as possible while I'm playing with this guy", Irving said.More news: This Tiny Dock Finally Makes The Nintendo Switch Truly Portable
"But as far as that team, they're going to be here for a while".
James teamed up with All-Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on the Miami Heat to win his first championship in 2012.
Later, he was straightforward and serious: "We were heartbroken last year, but this year was our turn".
This may be the operative context for a report last week by The Ringer, citing multiple league sources, that the Lakers or Clippers are "viable destinations" for James once and if he reaches free agency in the summer of 2018.
Curry rode with his wife and kids beside him. Not if you ask Oakland. "This is something that we want to continue to do, but for us to have these conversations that we had nearly a year ago and now being in this position, worth every shot we took in practice, fighting through injuries that he had this year, and it's an unbelievable feeling". A lot of people have been doubting him and hoping that he fails and that I fail, hoping that we fail as a group.More news: Marriott CEO urges Trump to improve ties with Cuba
Earlier this week reports came out that the team had voted unanimously not to visit the White House, but that turned out to be false as the President hadn't even extended an invite at that point.