his year was supposed to be different for LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
After the Golden State Warriors beat them in six in the 2015 NBA Finals, Cleveland sans Kyrie Irving for all but one game and Kevin Love for the whole series, this season's healthy Cavs figured to have a better shot.
Thursday's Game 1 didn't provide much hope.
Golden State won 104-89 despite Steph Curry and Klay Thompson combining for just 20 points on 8-of-27 shooting.
James did what he could—23 points, 12 boards and nine assists—but it wasn't enough. The King's frustration was noticeable heading into the fourth quarter: