Over the course of LeBron James career in the NBA he has been dominant. LeBron James has been arguably the best player to ever play the game of basketball in the NBA. Analyzing and observing LeBron’s game since he has entered the league proves that he is the best player to ever play the game of basketball.
LeBron James entered the NBA in 2003 straight from high school. Only a hand full of players went to the NBA straight out of high school. out of those hand full of players the entered the draft from high school went on to be NBA all-stars. LeBron James in his High school years was the most popular high school player on the planet. His high school games where so popular that they were televised on national television. That not being enough so many people attended LeBron James high school games they had to move them to the local college arena. That’s how you could tell that LeBron James was destined for greatness and to be an all-star.
Going to the NBA it was a lot of high expectations for LeBron James. Being drafted to his home town, which was Cleveland Ohio, put that much more weight on his shoulders. The city not having won a world title in any major sport in 40 years is a lot to take in being 19 and a whole entire state is depending on you. Having all these high expectations LeBron James went on to average 20 points a game, 5 rebounds, and 6 assist and to go along with that he also won NBA rookie of the year.
Being everything everyone expected LeBron to be, winning four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards two Olympic gold medals and an NBA scoring title he couldn’t bring a championship back to Cleveland. After being there for 7 years Talk began to arise. People began to say LeBron could be an all-time great to never win an NBA championship and he didn’t want to end up like that. In 2010 LeBron James became a free agent and he was on every teams list, trying to get him on their roster. LeBron James decided to leave and went on to continue his basketball career in Miami playing for the Miami heat.
LeBron James went on to win 4 Eastern Conference Championships 2 NBA championships and 2 finals MVP awards averaging 25 points through the regular season every year in Miami and Averaged 20 points in the NBA playoffs. After LeBron went on to win his first 2 rings with the Miami heat he felt like he owed something to Cleveland. In 2014 LeBron James decided to return to his roots so he went back to Cleveland. In LeBron’s first year with Cleveland he led them to the NBA finals to be defeated by the golden state warriors averaging 40 points a game in the finals. Throughout LeBron’s career and analyzing you can say that he is one of the greatest players to play the game of basketball.