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What if the hurricane was named LeBron?
Yeah I just don't think Lebron is prepared for the level of defense and effort college teams bring. He went right to the NBA where defense is optional and guys barely try. There's no way he's be able to handle the different types of defenses thrown at him.
Lebron averaged 20, 5, and five w shitty teammates after jumping to the nba straight from hs. Him against college kids is just unfair.
You people are forgetting that it's literally impossible to score against a zone. You try to drive but there are just people there.
The strategy would have to be let LeBron have his and take everyone else away. He might score 100, but there's no way he could do that AND guard 5 positions.
It is the business walk of the biggest, baddest bear in the national park happening upon an abandoned picnic.
The college line is also two feet closer. He wouldnt even need to drive every play.
Ok strO, it's your turn to start the next two Lebron threads. After that it will be Will's turn.
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Skills that complement LeBron:
1. Stay out of his way
2. Inbound the ball to him
Yeah how was that team built to complement him? Having a couple decent shooters? That team was so bad
Who said all that you donkey? I didn't claim they played better defense in the college. But he would be guarded differently when he's surrounded by less talented players. Scrub NBA players aren't the same as scrub college players. As I mentioned in the post I lost, the GOOD college teams don't have players who can hit shots consistently. Even if teams decided to let Lebron get his points, 40-50 points a night from him is not going to win a title. It's not like we haven't seen players put up ridiculous numbers on scrub teams before - teams that never go anywhere.
But keep trying to sound like an NBA guru, Stro. It definitely beats you trying to be funny.
Eh, Ilgauskas was a pretty good player, and Larry Hughes averaged 22 a game in DC the year before going to the Cavs. They obviously weren't the Heat, but people have underrated his supporting cast overall. During his first few years there they had pretty decent players around him, and during his last couple they had worse players but guys that better suited his strengths. Moe Williams was like 40+% from three that year, and Jamison was a good fit for them at PF since he cleared space because of his versatility.
Patsos held Curry scoreless, he could do the same to LeBron.
it took 4 answers, but there's no way there's anything worth reading in this thread after this.
Someone PM me if there's a "is he allowed to inbound the ball to himself" type follow-up question from coltfan.
His supporting cast really shined the year after he left.
Great point!!! It isn't like I said that in my post, when I pointed out how the players around him at the end were bad but suited him well.
Those players werent 26 and the best player in the world. He's playing w worse players yes but he's playing against a lot smaller and worse players. No one has the strength to match him except slow centers in college
A better question in this thread is if Lebron and one other average NBA player could beat a #15 ranked womens college bball playe by themselves.
what if it was lebron and vesely
He said best and average, not best and worst.
That just turns into a jumpshooting contest. The girls would just make a soccer free-kick esque wall in the paint to try to take a charge, and LeBron and random NBA player wouldn't be able to guard 3 open jump shooters on every play.
If his jumper is on. Every time LeBron would drive, some donk would just camp underneath him and fall down and draw a charge.
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Theyd still score every time. Pass it high. And end up w a layup or dunk.
Pass it over their heads. They are at least 5 inches shorter and jump a foot shorter than those two
Lebron + a team like George Mason or average A-10 team like Richmond = national champions
Better question. LeBron plus next year's nc state team
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