Clemson-Alabama IV has precedents in other sports

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2016, file photo, Alabama head coach Nick Saban, left, and Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney pose for a picture during a news conference for the NCAA college football playoff championship game, in Glendale, Ariz. The Tigers are set to square off against the Crimson Tide for the fourth straight year in the College Football Playoff in Monday night's, Jan. 7, 2019, title game. While most of the players have changed since Alabama won the first meeting for the championship in January 2016, the coaches have remained the same.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — LeBron vs. Steph in the spring, Dabo vs. Nick in the winter.