Found August 18, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
It doesn’t seem that long ago that LeBron James took over Game 7 of the NBA Finals and captured his second title of his career. Now that LeBron has answered to the many critics, players such as Carmelo Anthony and Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant, are now at the top of the list of players in which their careers are in need of a championship. Of course, Carmelo seems to be more in need of an answer right now as he has had numerous years of first round exits in the playoffs and fallouts with coaches. The New York Knicks must win now. Same goes for the young core in Oklahoma City. Just two years ago, they were considered the one threat that could dethrone the Miami Heat and ruin title hopes of LeBron. Move to the present day, we have seen nothing but the opposite. The Miami Heat have one back-to-back titles, OKC has lost sixth men’s James Harden and Kevin Martin in consecutive years, and seen Russell Westbrook go down due to an injury for the first time since maybe he was an infant. The Th...
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