Mo’ Money Mo’ Problems: Why The World Can’t Accept LeBron James

December 26th, 2009 by Graham Leave a reply »
When LeBron James came into the league, he was a meek 18-years-old. But in no way did his personality reveal his age. No, LeBron’s steam-headed initiative to bull his way through adversities and obstacles was almost unstoppable—as was his game.

LeBron’s horse-chest and strapping thighs were/are one of the most physically capable weapons seen in today’s league. LeBron put on displays of offensive dominance early, as well as defensive superiority. His stretched arms and massive hands allowed him to get a lot of passes and lazy dribbles, and hold on for an easy basket.

As LeBron skyrocketed up Internet and TV player rankings, and took the Cavs with him, comparisons started coming out like Grandma’s desserts on holiday mornings. His fiery scoring potency and dead-lock defensive ability connected his name to the celebrated title of Michael Jordan. Descriptions of LeBron being the “Jack of all Trades” on the court linked him to the likes of Magic Johnson and Oscar Robertson.

LBJ’s relished leadership shone in the 2006-7 season, when James hoisted the Cavs on his shoulders and took them to the NBA Finals. This generation’s No. 23 seeme ...

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