Originally written on Heat Rising  |  Last updated 10/29/14
It seems like a championship-winning shot wasn't enough for LeBron James to shed the ridiculous "unclutch" label he's had for years. ESPN Magazine polled 26 NBA players and not one of them said they would prefer James taking the final shot in a game in which Kobe Bryant or Michael Jordan were on the floor. James doesn't seem to care, though, about the lack of respect from his peers. From ESPNs Brian Windhorst: "Players in our league said that? All right," James said after the Miami Heat went through a workout in New York City before their exhibition game Thursday in Brooklyn. "I really don't care what 30 guys in our league say about me taking the last shot. I've got a few game winners in my career. I don't let teams hang around too much for the last shot. I don't think the definition of clutch is who takes the last shot. There are guys who come through for their teams in different circumstances.&q...
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