We went into the All-Star break with concerns about LeBron James’ workload, especially after Kevin Love hit the shelf for six weeks with arthroscopic knee surgery. He’s already averaging 37.5 minutes per game, second-most in the league, and it’s Year 14 — at some point, this is going to start to sap his legs, right?
Well, if so, the sapping didn’t start on Thursday night. Just ask Courtney Lee.
With just over five minutes remaining in the now utterly predictable and customary Cleveland Cavaliers blowout of the New York Knicks, James tried to throw a cross-court pass to Kyle Korver. Lee jumped the route, poking the ball away into the frontcourt, which is the kind of thing that typically results in a fast-break layup going the other way … if you’re not playing against LeBron James.
I mean, Courtney, I really respect your competitive fire and pure-hearted ambition … but you do realize that LeBron has kind of aRead More »from Courtney Lee thought he could beat LeBron to the rim, but he was wrong