LeBron James is an overpowering performer at 6 ft 8, 250. However, he does need
a slight bit of help. Wade is right up there but I don't think that Bosh
played well. In game 6, he knocked down Green at the buzzer in overtime and up
by 3. There should have been a foul. Allen had hit a three at the buzzer. Last
night, it was Battier to hit 6 3s. Even the most dominant of kings, and he is
the king, need a few spear carriers. Bill Russell was there with his eleven
rings to pay homage. You can't really use him as a model to build a team
like the Jazz. With Jordan and Russell, you used them as the missing link. With
James, you just put him on the court and add in a few minor pieces and stand
back and watch. Not even Kareem could no that. Actually, I think that Kareem
could have stopped him on defense around the basket. Duncan surprisingly
couldn't do it.
Kareem. Russell, and Chamberlain would of put him on his butt every time he got
close to the basket.Jordan was smaller but more athletic, had more
heart and more fun to watch. He is still the best player ever.Magic
also had more heart and with his skills, was more entertaining.LaBron ranks some where in the bottom half of the top 10 all time.btw...I would of loved to see him go up against Karl Malone, Rodman and some
of the teams and players back in the days of "the bad boys".
In game 6, James turned the ball over 3 consecutive times in the last 2 minutes
of regulation, that would've cost the Heat that game and thus the series...
had they not got fortunate with 2 subsequent consecutive 3-pointers, both coming
after offensive rebounds with under a minute to go in the game. There were
periods when James really didn't look like an MVP at all and others when he
did. His consistency was often not there throughout the Finals.In
fact, had the Spurs hit that one missed free throw with under 30 seconds to go
in regulation of game 6, the series would've been over, the Spurs crowned
champions, and this article about James would've never been written. But to his credit, James did make some great plays down the stretch in
yesterday's final game, and that seems to be all that most people will
remember. Even his critics have to admit that overall, he is a great player with
tons of ability, especially to take over a game when needed... but not always.
The only person live on this earth was Christ. We cant expect Lebron James to do
everything perfect, EVERYTIME. He will never live up to what his critics say is
his potential. He will never ever be the greatest player to ever play because i
think most people dont want him to, which is very understandable. I dont believe
he will ever surpass Jordan's legacy and the history he made, but he
deserves a lot more credit than everybody gives him. the way he can take a game
and control it single handedly is something that i have never seen before. his
teammates thrive off of his actions. when he plays great, his team plays great.
Congrats to Him and the Heat team for pulling together and earning
That championship. it was definitely earned and not given to them.Congrats to LEonard, Duncan and the spurs for hanging in there all game and
not letting go until the final buzzer.
James is one of the best ever, and a powerful force. However, I agree with the
article, he needs a little bit of support around him. Another way to look at how
good he is....Miami is really average without him. All that being said, there
aren't any bigger cry-babies, and officially protected players in the NBA
or its history, then LeBron James. After watching several of the Spurs drive
through the key and pretty much get assaulted, without any calls being made in
game 6, I gave up on watching the NBA....again. The NBA has about as much
credibility as WW whatever, phoney professional wrestling has. I long for the
days of Bill Russell, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, even Jordan! Jordan was far
more athletic then James is, but I will always remember his blatant push-off, to
get open for the final shot against the Jazz. I could never understand how and
why the best are allowed to get away with and do those kinds of things!
Who cares? I can do w/o the media extolling how great LeBron & Tebow
allegedly are?George Gervin > Lebron Julius Erving
Ther is no way the heat can be compared to the bad Boys Pisotns, please! We all
know once the NBA makes a player a superstar due to propaganda, that player in
untouchable, they do not get the call any other player would get, tha includes
Michael Jordan who pushed the Russel away from him in one of the finals they
played against the Jazz and won the game and the championship. Lebron is good
but cannot be compared to the old school players before the media and internet
reached NBA. They would not bet the 2004 Pistons champion team, imagine Lebron
against Ben Wallace, no joke.
I am so glad that the Heat won the championship-to primarily silence the LeBron
James HATERS! It bothers me that some people hate this young man as much as they
do. He is the BEST NBA basketball player at this time. I still believe that
Michael Jordan is the BEST NBA professional player of all times (that I have
seen) because it is still too early to really gauge LeBron; not enough times has
passed YET. Stop hating-it makes you all look stupid and makes
LeBron look even better than he might otherwise be. And he is responsible for
bringing his team together-to win. The other team members
contributed-thankfully! But LeBron deserves the credit (37 points) for the WIN!
The best team did not win this year. If Manu was even 80% of what he usually is
the series would have been over in 5 games. Pops should have kept Splitter in
& used Manu sparingly. Who doesn't get blocked in the NBA? Even Nate
Robinson blocked " The King". As far as the Haters' LB brought it
on himself w/ his preposterous not 6, not 7 comment.Frontrunners' are skin
Nothing has been settled.
Lebron has been talked about as the best player in the league since he first
joined the NBA. He definitely makes any team better but you can't just
surround him with a few minor pieces and sit back and watch as JBQ says and
expect to win a championship. We only have to refer back to his years in
Cleveland to see that. He had a few decent players with him back then, like Mo
Williams for example and he never won a championship. That team definitely fell
off the map when James left, but they still couldn't win a championship
with him. I personally hate the Heat more than any other team and was really
hoping the Spurs would win, but I give Lebron credit for being the best right
This comment goes to the person who said "If Manu...". But he
wasn't, which means "the best team did WIN this year! If we could all
have our druthers, it would be a different world I suppose. But we don't
and it's not, so get real with the REAL one you do have.