Originally posted on Hoop District  |  Last updated 6/19/13
I’ll begin with the obvious: LeBron is great at what he does. But I’ll also be quite frank in saying that LeBron’s game is as impressive to me as Shaq’s game was during his prime, which is fine to watch and great for the Miami Heat, but it’s not really not admirable enough to justify an entire fan base of followers switching allegiances from one team to another, and quite possibly to ANOTHER sometime in the next few years. Furthermore, it’s certainly not Kobe or MJ-admirable either (sadly this comparison must be addressed when talking to most LBJ fans). Besides his dominant presence in the low post, which normally allows him to tank his defenders into the baseline cameramen, LeBron’s offensive prowess isn’t defined by much skill set, but more so because of his uncontainable strength and dominance at the rim, combined with the convenience of sharp perimeter shooters whom he can easily dish the ball to when defenses close in on him. This certainly makes him a helluva task for defensiv...
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