LeBron James: I Could Win The Scoring Title Every Year

March 26th, 2010 by Tom Delamater Leave a reply »
Comments made by LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers are drawing media attention across the country.

Brian Windhorst, Cavaliers beat writer for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, posted a story early Friday in which he noted James’ razor-thin lead in the NBA scoring race. He and Oklahoma’s Kevin Durant are separated by just one-tenth of a point (29.8 to 29.7 ppg) with just three weeks remaining in the regular season.

James was unconcerned, wrote Windhorst. “If it happens, it happens,” said James of a second consecutive scoring title. “It is not important to me at all.”

“Our team is trying to clinch [home court advantage] for the whole playoffs,” he said, “and [that] is more important.”

Then he added a sure eyebrow-raiser.

“If I really wanted to, if I really wanted to win the scoring title, I could win it every single year,” he said. “Every single year, I could really do it. But it doesn’t matter to me.”

In a league loaded with deadly scorers—Durant, Kobe Bryant, Dwayne Wade, and Carmelo Anthony, to name a few—is J ...

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