What do you think of LeBron James? Is he not overrated?

Not at all. He gets an unfair amount of hate it seems for needing a superteam to win. Well tell me how many players have won anything by themselves? Turns out you need good teammates to win something. Jordan needed Pippen. Magic needed Kareem. Bird needed McHale. You can’t win with nothing. The fact that Lebron took his team to the Finals in 2007 pretty much by himself is impressive enough. The fact that the Cavs gave him absolutely nothing to work with forced him to switch to another team. I don’t there’s anything wrong with that. Would you rather he have 0 rings but stayed on one team?

What’s more is that people hate on him for being TOO good! its true – he goes to the Finals every year – because he’s clearly the best player on the East, and takes whatever team he goes to the Finals. Tell me this if Kobe switched to the East and took his team to the Finals every year would you be hating on him the same way people hate on Lebron? Its not sensible to me. Then people hate on his Finals record, because they need to pick something to hate on. Ok, if Lebron goes to the West, his Finals record would ironically be better! Why? because you would need a better team in the West to go to the Finals with – meaning he would win the Finals more often than he would in the East – giving him a better Finals record. So people are basically hating on him for being too good and taking his team to the Finals ever year. He’s been the underdog almost every time – the fact that he won 3 out of 8 Finals trips is actually quite impressive given that the best player he’s ever played with is 2011 Wade (Wade declined after 2011).
BTW – did you know the 80s Western Conference was just as weak as the Eastern conference is now? Magic and Kareem basically cruised to the playoffs every year – funny how no one ever gives them the same flak Lebron gets. AND they got swept twice as well! No one brings that up either.

His stats are remarkable – 27/7/7 over 14 years of play. his PER and Win shares are among the highest in NBA history. He is a top 5 player all time no question. The fact that he gets hated on so much is frankly ridiculous.





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