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Old 03-03-2011, 09:08 AM
 
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He also plays more than any of those point guards, acts like point guard (see any of the Heat games), and has a WAY better Assist/Turnover ratio that all those point guards sitting at 1.95 vs most of those guys aiming around 2.5. The more you have the ball in your hands, the more risk you have at a turnover, especially when you get double teamed.

Steve Nash, Deron Williams, and Derrick Rose are consider great ball handlers and yet they average about the same amount of turnovers as Lebron. Does that make them that bad of ball handlers..
Actually in terms of minutes played, Lebron averages about the same as the other point guards. He just plays more minutes than the guards that are older. His assist/turnover ratio is laughably bad compared to Rondo, Nash, Paul, Kidd, and even Williams.
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Old 03-03-2011, 10:08 AM
 
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Actually in terms of minutes played, Lebron averages about the same as the other point guards. He just plays more minutes than the guards that are older. His assist/turnover ratio is laughably bad compared to Rondo, Nash, Paul, Kidd, and even Williams.
Exactly, he averages about 1 minute more then the guys he is bring compared to. I think the poster doesn't realize you want a higher number on a/t ratio. It means lebron averages a little under 2 assists for every TO, look at Nash who averages 3.33 assists for every TO. It means lebrons ball handling isn't as good as he is getting credit for.
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:26 PM
 
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Lebron is overrated, it is that simple. Enough with the Kobe comparisons. I remember watching Kobe in his 2nd season, his first as a starter. He got SLAMMED by the LA fans for taking the last second shots as the new guy as he would constantly airball those shots. The closest comparison for James is Dirk Nowitzki. Regular season jaggernauts and fail miserably in the playoffs.
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Old 03-03-2011, 09:06 PM
 
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Exactly, he averages about 1 minute more then the guys he is bring compared to. I think the poster doesn't realize you want a higher number on a/t ratio. It means lebron averages a little under 2 assists for every TO, look at Nash who averages 3.33 assists for every TO. It means lebrons ball handling isn't as good as he is getting credit for.
Lol yes, a 1.95 is not something to brag about. I don't know where he got the idea that Lebron's 1.95 is better than a 2.5.

Well, there goes another 3 attempt to save the game tonight.
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Old 03-04-2011, 07:29 PM
 
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Well, there goes another 3 attempt to save the game tonight.
I was watching LeBron shoot that 3, and he had plenty of time to set and fire. I absolutely hate the way he shoots jumpers at times. He had space, but he always looks like he leans away from the basket when he shoots Js. Or, is that just me?
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Old 03-06-2011, 04:14 PM
 
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Once again, another scenario where LeBrons predictability in last shots situation was exposed. 16 seconds to go instead of milking and going for the winning jumpshot he predictably drives and ends up trying to force a layup against Noah's fully extended arms.

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Yea LeBrons "regular" jump shot is in a fadeaway form. He has a very weird form jump shot and it seems like he uses his forearm too much instead of using his wrist. That is why most of his misses seem to hit the back iron because he uses his arms instead of hands to shoot. Guys like Chris Bosh and JR Smith kind of fade-away on their regular shots too but they shoot using their wrist and hands instead of their forearm and that is why they are better shooters.

A team with LeBron is never going to win a championship because there is a defensive set (which most of the top defensive teams caught on too) that completely neutralizes the system. He plays too much into what the defense gives him, which is drive and if theres someone trying to trap him instead of attacking and forcing the help defender towards him he quickly passes it out and the "open" shooter ends up getting closed out. At times I think it would be better to run isos from the key instead of those fake little post up isos that they run for him and hes a horrible post up player. Wade is even a worse perimeter player than LeBron so when they are both getting trapped they cannot set up their 3 point shooters for open shots. There needs to be a lot more movement in their offense, either that or LeBron will have to dramatically improve his shooting or post game or both.
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