What Andre Iguodala Can Learn from LeBron James

April 3rd, 2012 by Roy Burton Leave a reply »
Andre Iguodala is well aware of the burden that comes with being a highly compensated basketball player in the city of Philadelphia.

He's also aware that as a 6'6" small forward with off-the-charts athleticism, elite defensive ability, and an extremely diverse skill set, there will be comparisons made between him and a certain Decision-making member of the Miami Heat known as LeBron James.

In their formative years, James and Iguodala idolized Chicago Bulls superstar Michael Jordan. In a strange twist of fate, the games of both are eerily reminiscent not of Jordan, but rather Scottie Pippen, Jordan's running mate who served as the jack-of-all-trades for the legendary Bulls teams of the 1990s.

James might be the most dominant offensive force of his generation, and on some level, it's somewhat unfair to compare Iguodala to a man who might be the best player on the entire planet. But that isn't to say that Iguodala can't learn a couple of tricks from someone who is 11 months his junior.

In fact, it's probably safe to say that he already has. The two have squared off against each other 30 times over the course of their careers, not includi ...

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