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On April 27, 2003 the Orlando Magic took a commanding 3-1 series lead thanks to Tracy McGrady's dominant play, overcoming a superior team with his outstanding individual performances.  With the clincher in reach, McGrady boldly proclaimed that the series was over.  As we all now know, that prediction kind of blew up in his face.

On April 27, 2008 the Cleveland Cavaliers took a commanding 3-1 series lead thanks to LeBron James' dominant play, overcoming a superior team with his outstanding individual performances.  With the clincher in reach, this athletic swingman consciously made the decision not to make another bold prediction that could possibly backfire on him.  After all, those who don't know their history are doomed to repeat it.  Right?  Right?