Found December 22, 2011 on
Basketball ] MiamiHerald.com:
There was a lot of lip service about competitive balance during the NBA lockout this offseason. LeBron James fleeing Cleveland for the sun and sand of South Beach and Carmelo Anthony wrangling his way to New York upset more than a few "small-market" owners around the league last season, so much so that they almost shut down the sport for the year.
BEST OF MAXIM
It's a preseason game, signifying absolutely nothing, and LeBron James is unquestionably the best basketball player in the world.
Still, on Wednesday night, he shot a wide open 15-foot set shot about 14 feet.
(Also, Michael did this once.)
Think back to the Finals failures that stand out most.
What if we could tell you could have Dwyane Wade, in the post, less than 15 feet away from the basket and possibly with a mismatch, with LeBron James accelerating towards the rim directly past him? Would that be something you'd be interested in?
The video is pretty much exactly what it says it is. LeBron James shoots an airball in the Heat’s preseason game Wednesday. Enjoy the schadenfreude. It does not mean anything. LeBron remains the best player walking the planet.
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