LeBron James recently clinched the fourth title of his career and his first in the purple and gold. What’s even more impressive is the fact that he led the team to a title run during his 17th-year pro.
Moreover, he had a fabulous regular season to match his great postseason run. However, many still believe James has to prove himself. Among them is Undisputed’s Skip Bayless, who criticized James yet again.
Recently, Lakers teammate Danny Green revealed, LeBron might not play the first few weeks of the season if the season resumes in December. To which Skip replied:
“I will bet you LeBron will not sit from the start. He will play opening night and play 38 minutes. You know why? He has to. All he’s got left chasing that ghost in Chicago is longevity achievements.”
“All LeBron can do is pile up minutes, points, assists and set bogus long-term records. But Father Time is tapping him on the shoulder.”
LeBron has been in the league for 17 years and has various accolades to his name. But his longevity is something that looks out-worldly, to be honest. Therefore, twisting this fact into a mere attempt at stat-padding seems a bit extreme, even for Skip.
All things considered, King James is yet to slow down entering the 18th season of his career. If he brings the same form from last year, it could mean another ring for the Lakers.
LeBron averaged a stunning 27.6 points in the 2020 postseason run and displayed another epic NBA Finals performance. Moreover, with Anthony Davis at his side, it would be surprising if the Lakers fail to win a few more rings before James takes his sneakers off for good.
AD is an all-around beast and can take over any game with his performance. Making a few changes to their roster would almost certify another ring for the purple and gold.
Considering this season, James can definitely lead the team to a few more championship runs before he calls it a day. But what are your thoughts on Skip Bayless’ take on LeBron James? Do you agree with him?
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