As a result, some Knicks players did not take too kindly to James' assertion and NY big man Kristaps Porzingis was one of them.
Rather than dealing with the pesky Manhattan traffic after Monday morning's shootaround, several members of the Cavs, including LeBron James and Jose Calderon, made a decision to take the subway back to the team hotel. His stellar play has led to the Knicks getting off to a strong start holding a 7-5 record through the first 12 games including winning seven out of the last nine games.
James and the team documented the trip on video.
"On our way back from shootaround", James said during the commute.
The Cavaliers start to the season has been shaky to say the least, with LeBron and Co. now sitting on a 5-7 record after their most recent loss to the Houston Rockets away from home.
You'd think folks would be excited to hop on the subway train & see the Cavs. He then talks with teammate Kyle Korver, who explains the team had a 45-minute bus ride or a six-minute train ride ahead to get back to the hotel.
Monday night's game, which will be televised by Fox Sports Ohio and The MSG Networks, is scheduled to tip at 7:30 p.m. inside the famed Madison Square Garden. Basically, he likes playing there. "They won 10 in a row, that's definitely a surprise".