Look, I am tired of constantly trying to argue on why LeBron James is the best basketball player that has ever stepped on the court, so I wanted to dedicate a blog to all the haters and compile 30 of my favorite stats/reasons why LeBron James is the GOAT.
#1- Michael Who? The rumors have finally been confirmed that Space Jam 2 is in the works and will begin filming in Summer of 2019. Ryan Coogler (“Creed” and “Black Panther”) Brings an extra level of hype to the highly anticipated, future nostalgic summer blockbuster of 2019. Okay– enough of LA-Bron, let’s talk about his game ON the court.
OVERALL BODY OF WORK
#2- 3× NBA champion: 2012, 2013, 2016.
#3- 3× NBA Finals Most Valuable Player: 2012, 2013, 2016.
#4- 4× NBA Most Valuable Player: 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013.
#5- 14× NBA All Star: 2005-2018.
#6- 3× NBA All-Star Game MVP: 2006, 2008, 2018.
#7- 5× NBA All-Defensive First Team: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.
#8- NBA Rookie of the Year: 2004.
#9- NBA scoring champion: 2008.
#10- 3x NBA minutes leader: 2007, 2017, 2018.
#11- J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award: 2017.
#12- 2x Olympic Gold Medalist: 2008, 2012.
REGULAR SEASON ACHIEVEMENTS
#13- Only player in NBA history to record at least 35 points, 15 assists, and 0 turnovers in a game.
#14- Only player in NBA history to win the NBA Player of the Month Award five times in a single season.
#15- 1st place all-time in career assists by a forward with (8,208).
#16- 1st place all-time in most consecutive double-digit scoring games (873 times).
#17- 1st place all-time being named Conference Player of the Week (61 times).
#18- 1st place all-time being named Conference Player of the Month (37 times).
#19- 1st place all-time in All-NBA First Team selections with 12.
#20- Only player in NBA history to average at least 25 points per game for 14 consecutive seasons.
#21- 1st place all-time for most 30-point triple-doubles in the playoffs (10).
#22- 1st place all-time in points scored (6,911).
#23- 1st place all-time for scoring average in game 7s with 34.9 points per game.
#24- 1st place all-time for playoff games with at least 20 points (210).
#25- Only player in NBA history to be in the top 10 all time in career playoff points, rebounds, assists and steals.
#26- Only player in NBA history to win over 20 consecutive games in the first round.
NBA FINALS ACHIEVEMENTS
#27- Only player to lead a both teams in an NBA Finals Game in Points, Assists, Rebounds, Blocks & Steals.
#28- Only player in NBA history to average at least 25 points, 10 rebounds, and 7 assists in an NBA Finals series (accomplished this three times).
#29- Only player in NBA history to average a triple-double in an NBA Finals series.
#30- 1st place all-time for triple-doubles in the NBA Finals with 10.
These are just a few of his many, many achievements that seal him as the best ever. If I missed anything, feel free to comment below!
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