LeBron James’ Chance To Become Great: Game Six vs. the Celtics

May 13th, 2010 by Aaron Green Leave a reply »

So this is it, huh?

The NBA world is going to label a two-time MVP, a six-time All-Star and a four-time All-NBA First Team selection a choker, a failure, and an arrogant sore-loser after one  pathetically bad postseason game?

It shouldn’t.

While there is certainly no sense arguing whether LeBron James had a bad game or not in Game 5, it is justifiable to ask people to sit back, relax and see how the rest of the Cavs -Celtics series unfolds.

Although James’ Game Five performance was appallingly dismal, it was just one game. Albeit perhaps the most important game his Cleveland Cavaliers have played all season, it still counts as one game.

The 32-point defeat at the hands of the Boston Celtics is simply a loss. The sports cliché that a loss is a loss, no matter if its by one or 50, holds true here. Sure the Cavaliers got their asses handed to them, but it goes down on paper and in the record books as a single “L.”

And even though Ja ...

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