RIO DE JANEIRO – Just a few hours after arriving in Brazil, LeBron James says the World Cup final is bigger than the NBA finals "in the sense that it's the world and you have so many countries here."
James landed in Rio on Saturday, a day after announcing he was returning to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
James met a few hundred fans in a large warehouse located on Guanabara Bay, where he watched some young Brazilians show off a few of their basketball skills.
James will be at Sunday's final at the Maracana Stadium, but he declined to pick a winner. He says Germany is probably "a better overall team" but Argentina has Lionel Messi.