Check his historical stats. LeBron James, by all box-score accounts, is the best all-around player in the NBA. Check his reputation. LeBron James has the most raw talent of any player in the NBA, and is most prone to collapsing when his squad needs him the most—in the NBA Playoffs.
As usual, when a player of LeBron’s caliber fails, it is far more intriguing to examine his collapses than his many accomplishments (i.e. two-time regular season MVP, Rookie of the Year, NBA All-Star, All-NBA first team selections).
Those individual accolades pale in comparison to how he has refused to lead his squads in the trenches to an NBA championship win. This is what will trademark his career. Either he will retire as one of the greatest, or he may retire as “he who never made it.”
In any event, it is almost bewildering that he has yet to win a ring and it is because of these collapses that the 2012 NBA Playoffs may give him his first.