Memo to LeBron James: Game Six is Not About You!

May 13th, 2010 by Brian DiTullio Leave a reply »
LeBron James is, without question, the greatest player to ever wear a Cleveland Cavaliers uniform.

However, like every other great player to ever play for any team in Cleveland since 1964, he appears headed for the offseason prematurely.

James's Game Five performance was nothing short of embarrassing, and his postgame reaction to questions about his play were appalling.

He said he "had a bad game."

A bad game is if you go 3-30 from the field instead of the couple of half-hearted attempts at shooting James actually went through with on the court Tuesday night.

James can say the fans have been "spoiled" by his consistently great play, but the fact is, with the exception of Game Three, James hasn't been anything special in the Celtics series.

While the rest of the team can shoulder a lot of the blame for poor play, especially the disappearance of Mo Williams, James is the leader of the team, and wandering around the court while playing a very passive game are not the qualities of a team leader.

It's "win or go home" tonight for the Cavs, and it's time for James to realize he can't have a bad game ...

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