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Old 10-13-2011, 10:42 PM
 
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well maybe he will, maybe he won't, but LeBron could end up replacing Dwyane Wade as the Leader of the Heat, the Alpha Dog if he improves his work ethic, besides, Magic Johnson played with 3 Hall of Famers with Kareem and James Worthy

But Magic has done more. He won a title with Kareem injured in the Finals and even missing the series deciding game. He also won another title with Kareem being 41 and being nothing more than a role player.
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Old 10-13-2011, 10:47 PM
 
Location: Santa Ana
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But Magic has done more. He won a title with Kareem injured in the Finals and even missing the series deciding game. He also won another title with Kareem being 41 and being nothing more than a role player.
Well Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce needed eachother to get a ring but people never criticize them
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Old 10-13-2011, 10:52 PM
 
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Well Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce needed eachother to get a ring but people never criticize them

Garnett and Allen were both traded to Boston. And it was obvious they weren't going anywhere in Minnesota and Seattle. LeBron came off back to back seasons with the best record in the NBA.
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Old 10-13-2011, 10:57 PM
 
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Garnett and Allen were both traded to Boston. And it was obvious they weren't going anywhere in Minnesota and Seattle. LeBron came off back to back seasons with the best record in the NBA.
yeah well the regular-season record means nothing if you are not successful in the post-season, i don't blame LeBron for leaving Cleveland he was getting too impatient
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Old 10-14-2011, 01:49 PM
 
Location: The United States of Amnesia
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Is it true that Lebron might consider going to the NFL??
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:42 PM
 
Location: Santa Ana
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Is it true that Lebron might consider going to the NFL??
he'd probably struggle since there is a 4th-quarter in the NFL too, if he wants to overcome being a choker he needs a killer instinct, he has to want it so bad, "it" as in winning a ring, and a better work ethic
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Old 10-17-2011, 02:04 PM
 
Location: Denver
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I hate him because people love him. My friend told me he's better than the Godfather Jordan, I almost burst a frickin blood vessel in anger.
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Old 10-18-2011, 05:21 PM
 
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Well Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce needed eachother to get a ring but people never criticize them
Different situation. Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett were entering the twilight of their careers. It wasn't the same as gathering 3 top players in their primes.
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Old 10-18-2011, 06:32 PM
 
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Different situation. Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett were entering the twilight of their careers. It wasn't the same as gathering 3 top players in their primes.
and why is taking the easy route, short-cut so frowned upon, criticized for? why is it seen as cheating?
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Old 10-18-2011, 07:43 PM
 
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Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Isiah Thomas, Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and other top players of all-time didn't take shortcuts. They didn't necessarily start winning the second they stepped on the court. Jordan sure didn't. Even when their teams sucked, they sucked it up, bettered themselves, and they were rewarded. None of them bolted to a team with another superstar to win a ring.

Magic Johnson even said that ever since his days at Michigan State, he was trying to figure out how he was going to beat Larry Bird. You never would have seen Jordan and Bird bolt to LA to play with Magic, or any combo of two of them bolting to play with the other and form their own trio. They all wanted to win more than anything and weren't going to share the load. They were all alpha dogs on their respective teams and weren't giving that up.
Sorry, but while Im no Lebron fan....that isn't his fault. Cleveland is a dog-**** franchise that couldn't build anything around him.

Kevin Garnett? (or his other teamate)
Iverson?
Shaq?
Barkley?
Drexler?
Payton?
Malone?
Stoudamire now along with Carmello....

There are many many players that walked to get a ring either early or late career. You cannot hang that one on Lebron. It shows an ignorance of NBA history.
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