Is the Key To Beating the Cavs Letting LeBron James Score?

March 30th, 2010 by torey ziska Leave a reply »
Lebron James is having another MVP season and if he hasn't surpassed Kobe Bryant as the best player in the NBA, he is coming closer and closer every day. 

James has led the Cleveland Cavaliers to the league's best record and will soon enough have home-court throughout the playoffs sealed up. 

What I don't understand is why I seem to be the only person in America who thinks they know how to beat the Cavs. 

James is a superb passer as evidenced by his near nine assists per game this season.  However, James' 'biggest' weakness is still his outside game.  He can go off on any given night, but overall his jump-shot is still not one the better ones in the game.

With that said, I do not understand why teams continue to double and triple team James.  He is going to find an open teammate 90 percent of the time or more.

Just to prove my point a little more, in the 15 games Cleveland has lost this year with James on the court, he has single digit assists in 80 percent of those games, including nine games with seven assists or less. 

Sure, James has plenty of games with six ...

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