At this point, writers are running out of superlatives to describe just how well LeBron James plays the game of basketball. Monday night he once again reminded everyone that he is the greatest player on the planet and that any talk of the Most Valuable Player award goes through him.
During the Miami Heat’s 104-95 victory over the Toronto Raptors Tuesday night, LeBron James joined some very elite company.
The Miami Heat entered Game 4 of the 2013 NBA Finals knowing they couldn’t go down 3-1 to a San Antonio Spurs team trying to capture another championship. So, the Heat did what they have done so many times the last three years, rode the Big Three to victory.
Every athlete dreams of leaving a legacy that will be remembered for decades. The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers did that by winning 33 games in a row. Now, the Miami Heat are looking to top that Lakers team during a run they hope culminates with another NBA Championship.
Miami Heat superstar LeBron James or Chicago Bulls Hall of Famer Michael Jordan. When it comes to the greatest player in the last generation, it’s come down to those two names and with each passing game; LeBron is getting closer to overtaking his airness.
The seventh-seeded Florida Gators will go from Cinderella-killer to underdog when they take the court Thursday night against the Marquette Golden Eagles in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.
Much of the blame for the Miami Heat’s recent struggles has fallen on the shoulders of LeBron James. But it’s another member of the Big Three who’s gone MIA on the court.