Where Did Our Principles Go?: Why LeBron Should Be Praised

July 10th, 2010 by bryan richardson Leave a reply »
For anyone that has ever played sports, we know that a good foundation is where it all starts. Whether you played T-ball, Pop Warner, or PAL, you know that the basic elements that are taught before winning and losing are teamwork and unselfishness.

We have all heard the saying "there's no I in team", and no matter how great one player may be, no one can win without help. The best players can elevate themselves and their team, but no one has or ever will be a champion by themselves in a team-orientated sport.

Since 2001, LeBron James' junior season at St. Vincent-St. Mary's, we have all heard about his game, and more importantly, how mature he has been for someone his age.

LeBron has had a few run-ins, whether it be a traffic ticket here or some discounted jerseys there to the birthday present Hummer, but for the most part he has been a great ambassador for the NBA.

LeBron was drafted by his hometown Cavaliers in 2003, and for seven great seasons, he gave them the best show in town. He won NBA Rookie of the Year, two MVP awards, six All-Star appearances, and most importantly led the Cavaliers to their first ever NBA Finals with arguabl ...

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