Without a doubt Lebron James is one of the best athletes to enter the NBA. In a never-ending debate, the biggest ever held, it’s easy not to see how great the king really is. Now let’s move on to the most fascinating games of LeBron’s illustrious career.
5. NBA First Game (2003 vs. Sacramento)
Let’s go back to where it all started, to his NBA debut against the Sacramento Kings. After a school career that attracted a lot of attention, the young Lebron James entered Cleveland Holders’ top league for the first time. James made one of the most impressive NBA debuts of all 18-year-olds. Despite that the Cavs continue to lose to the Kings 106-92, James soon proved why it was worth talking about a city with an amazing 25 points, six rebounds, nine assists and four steals in 42 minutes of play.
4. MVP night (2009 vs. New York)
The same evening James received his first MVP award, The King would play on one of the biggest stages of all sports – Madison Square Garden. As always Lebron showed a masterly performance, demonstrating his superiority over the Cavs in the 107-102 victory over the New York Knicks. After 52 points, 11 rebounds and a shy triple-double-double assistant, James surpassed his previous performance in The Garden of 2008 by 50 points.
3. High school career (2014 vs Charlotte)
After the controversial decision to bring his talents to South Beach and join Dwyane Wade and Heat Miami, James has further strengthened his legacy as a top league player. In his fourth year at Heath, LeBron had the best result of his career in a game against Charlotte Bobcat. With 24 points in the first half James was still strong and came out in the second half. He made his five three-point attempts in the third quarter to score another 25 points when he shot 9 of 11 times in the third quarter, which was pretty exciting given the inconsistency James was shooting from the outside at the time. LeBron scored 61 points in his career, as well as seven rebounds and four assists in an impressive 66% shooting clip.
2. 2013 Final 7 NBA (2013 vs San Antonio)
Many critics have surrounded Lebron at the beginning of the last series against the San Antonio Spur in the 2013 NBA finals. After the 2:3 Heat came back to compare the series of race 6 behind the triple of Lebron and Ray Allen in the historic turn 3. The King continues his dynamism by entering the final part of the series with another dominant achievement. LeBron scored 37 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals. James also limited the top shooter to Kavi Leonard to only 19 points and only five points in the decisive fourth quarter. Lebron also received the MVP title in the NBA finals for the second time in a row.
NBA 7 final 2016 (2016 against state gold warriors)
In 2016 we all witnessed another legendary achievement by Lebron in the seventh race. After his team returned from a 3-1 deficit against the Golden State Red Hot Warriors, The King kept his best stats in the last game of the series. In one of the most formative games of his career, LeBron set historical numbers to win the first NBA championship in Cleveland’s history. With 27 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists The King is, next to Jerry West and James Worty, the only player who scores in the 7th round. The first game of the NBA final series had a triple-double. James was consistent with an average of 29.7 points, 8.9 assists, 11.3 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game in all series and was the unanimous MVP title in the 2016 NBA final.