Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 5/21/12
If you worked at 80% efficiency every second of every work day, would you be satisfied? 80%. That’s average, right? Wouldn’t that be acceptable? Your 80% may be a lot better than mine. The genius in the cubicle beside you might only need to work at 50% efficiency in order to get the same amount of work done. Still, for most of us, 80% would be a solid effort. We would all admit that sometimes, we are just a little “off.” It’s impossible to be running on all cylinders at every moment. But 80% would be acceptable. Over the past several weeks (and several years in LeBron’s case), the topic of “choking” has been on everybody’s mind. It’s time to address this issue once and for all, because the discussion needs a reality check. The Truth About “Choking” Whenever Kobe, LeBron, and Dwyane Wade lose a game, the topic of choice on ESPN, the Internet, and around the water cooler is whether or not one of them choked. But what does it mean to “choke?” Just because someone loses, does that mean
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