It has already been hailed as the “greatest block in history” – and the pure athleticism demonstrated by LeBron James is truly staggering.

The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar inspired his team to their first ever NBA title over the Golden State Warriors, and this kind of play was exactly how they were able to achieve such a feat.

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With the Warriors marauding forward through league MVP Steph Curry and the hosts poised to grab a crucial dunk through Andre Iguodala with the scores tied at 89-89, LeBron made a quite miraculous block.

The reaction to the block was one of total shock…

What an athlete!