This is, without a doubt, some late-summer navel-gazing. Trying to deduce some semblance of meaning from a throwaway line from a very famous basketball player, filmed into a smartphone, sent out to fans on a whim. Still, it is Sept. 2, and this is what we do.
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On Monday, via Uninterrupted on Bleacher Report (and also via Pro Basketball Talk), LeBron James offered this warming take after watching the toe-curling classic that was Game 7 of the 2000 Western Conference finals:
If you don’t know the history of the game, man, you’ll forget how many great teams didn’t win championships. And that doesn’t mean they wasn’t great, though.
The quick reaction to this is, of course, to assume that James is trying to cover his own tracks for four career NBA Finals losses. If we hatedRead More »from LeBron James goes to bat for the 'great' teams that never won a title