The 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors led by Kawhi Leonard and back-to-back champs Golden State Warriors led by Stephen Curry is on! But doesn't it feel weird that LeBron James is missing from the finals for the first time in eight years?
Can you still remember the last time you witnessed the NBA Finals without LeBron in it? That was way back in 2010! Here are some of the notable pop culture events during that time:
1. The very first Apple iPad was born
The iPad was introduced in January 2010 by the late Steve Jobs!
2. The boys of One Direction auditioned for The X Factor!
The lads were still taking baby steps to superstardom.
3. Justin Bieber released his massive hit "Baby"!
"When I was 13, I had my first love"
4. Ke$ha's "TiK ToK" was number one in various international music charts!
5. Boston Celtics player Jason Taytum was just a young boy!
6. Ely Buendia and Francis Magalona's collab album In Love And War was released.
The OPM icons did a music video for the single "Wasak Waltz".
7. Rico Blanco delivered a smooth dance number at the MYX Music Awards 2010!
Sick moves, Koriks! It's not a secret that he's a hardcore LeBron James fan!
8. Angry Birds was the hottest game on everyone's mobile devices!
What's Mobile Legends?
10. "Telephone" by Lady Gaga and Beyoncé was a shocking crossover in pop music nobody saw coming!
9. Paramore rocked the country for the first time!
Remember when Hayley Williams wore a "Thrilla In Manila" shirt? Their song "The Only Exception" also entered the MYX charts that time!
11. James Reid and Ryan Bang were still PBB housemates!