LeBron James’ Mental Growth Matters More Than His Free Agency Decision

June 29th, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
Most of the talk concerning LeBron James' impending free agency decision has centered around which team would be best suited to help James capture his first NBA championship. Unless James matures mentally this off season, it may not matter what team receives his services.

Most people would agree James is the most physically gifted athlete in the NBA. He is the rare player who has every bit of talent to match his superior athleticism.

There is little that James is incapable of accomplishing on a basketball court. His part in the Cleveland Cavaliers' surprising loss to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals had little to do with James' ability.

To be fair, James' versatility is the only reason the Cavaliers were able to capture two out of six games from Boston. However, his break down in Game Five was a main catalyst for Cleveland's loss.

James' 3-14 shooting performance in Game Five has to qualify as the worst playoff showing of his career. Although every player is entitled to bad games, it was James' mood and mannerisms that truly told the story.

For the first time in his career James seemed def ...

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