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Let me channel my inner Skip Bayless.
"We are nine years into his NBA career. Nine. And he still can't..."
Wait, there really isn't much that the guy can't do.
After LeBron posted 41, 18 and nine in Game 4 versus the Indiana Pacers, David Lee posted on twitter that "the guy puts up video game numbers."
An NBA 2K-created player is the perfect way to describe LeBron, and I don't use the analogy to gush. His weight, size and body is truly created to play the game of basketball.
Then, there's his skill set.
He is very good, close to great at almost everything. If creators of those video games were being deadly accurate, he'd probably be close to a 90-95 in everything and not a 99.
He is still not great off the ball or in the post—or even as a jump shooter—but there's never been a player in NBA history with his combination of size, speed and skill.
Years ago, I wondered if LeBron would ever win a ring, not because he lacks a clutch gene, but because he is so different.
Think about it, what other superstar player is used like a utility player?
LeBron plays 1 through 5, and I can't help but believe it isn't somewhat of a detriment to his game and the game of people around him.
What if, for nine years, he solely concentrated on being a 3, concentrated on working without the ball.
Let's say he didn't bring the ball up the court and orchestrated the offense, but just tried to fit within an offense. He might be a player with no flaws that the media could pick at, but then again, I guess he wouldn't be LeBron.