Cavaliers-Bulls: Sorry Chicago, LeBron James Is Just That Good

April 25th, 2010 by Josh Herman Leave a reply »
It was cute when the Chicago Bulls played the most competitive first-round playoff series last season against the reigning-champion Boston Celtics.

It was heart-warming to see the team fight hard to make a run and grab the final playoff spot this season.

And it was even nice seeing them win a home game against the top-seeded Cavaliers Thursday night.

But Sunday came and awoke the Bulls from dreamland, bringing them back to the reality that is LeBron James, or more suitably, the King.

Whether it was grabbing boards, dishing dimes, or knocking down half-courters, James once again proved why he's one of the best players in the NBA and the leading MVP candidate this season. And while most people know of his extreme talents, the Bulls constantly found themselves on their heels.

"I just think we weren't very tough mentally today," Joakim Noah said. "We were playing good ball and then just collapsed. We're a young team and have to learn from this."

Indeed. The team will have to learn from this, and maybe their intensity wasn't where it should've been, but there's no denying LeBron James wanted this ...

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