LeBron James Set To Average First Triple-Double of This Generation

July 17th, 2010 by Brandon Ribak Leave a reply »
He stands at 6'7", weighing 250-plus pounds with acute court vision, better ball handling skills than a point guard, and a physique that can absolutely overpower any opponent in his path.

His name is LeBron James.

And this season, The King will average the first triple-double since Oscar "The Big O" Robertson.

Much like Robertson, James is an extremely versatile big man that is much better suited making plays with the ball in his hands.


The Mismatch

James running the point for the Miami Heat instantly creates a catastrophic mismatch for any team that competes against the squad on that given night.

Defensively, James (who boasts a career average of 1.7 steals per game and 0.9 blocks per game) would be assigned to defend the opponents' point guard, something the superstar has done in the past and will take pride in doing (If you're questioning James' ability to defend the point guard for 35-plus minutes per game, his teammate Dwyane Wade can always switch defenders to help him out).

Offensively, opponents would have no answer for James. If a point guard is guarding LeBron, he will s ...

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