You know that feeling when you go up for a jump shot and the second the ball leaves your hands you know it's going in? Well, LeBron James feels that about 20 times a night and for good reason too.
James is undoubtedly one of the most skilled and talented basketball players ever to suit up for an NBA team and when he's on there's not much defenders can do but watch him work his magic.
When LeBron is on his game he knows his shots are going in because, well, they just do. Take his insane buzzer beater against Orlando while he was in Cleveland or his awesome third quarter buzzer shot in this year's playoffs.
However, as we all witnessed in the finals this year, LeBron can be off his game as well. Depending on how long the NBA lockout lasts, LeBron has anywhere from two to 14 months to fine tune his game and prevent another playoff collapse.
Here are some steps he can take to stay sharp heading into the next NBA season—whenever that will be.