LeBron James Is Overrated, Sure

September 19th, 2010 by Robert Felton Leave a reply »
Ever since LeBron James made his much maligned choice of "South Beach" over his hometown team, he has taken a critical beatdown not seen in sports since the Michael Vick dog fighting trial.

He's been called a whiner, a loser, a quitter when things got bad, and disloyal to the team that drafted him.

But the most extreme charge, the one that has lit the sports blogs aflame, is the one contending that for all his great talent, skills, and abilities, he is overrated.

Some have come out and completely dismissed the claim as mere LeBron bashing, but I want to just say for the record right now that the charge is correct.

Yes, LeBron James and his 29 points, 8 assists, and 8 rebounds, is clearly not that good, even though you would have to look back at Hall-of-Fame players like Larry Bird and Oscar Robertson to find any player with comparable numbers, I'm sure it's just the result of stats padding which LeBron has clearly perfected.

Sure, he was in the NBA Finals in 2007, but that was the result of his teammates carrying HIM to the finals, not the other way around.

That was Larry Hughes and Daniel Gibson's te ...

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