Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James is the greatest basketball player of all time. If you ask Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, he will say that LeBron is the best athlete on planet Earth. King James has been putting some really insane numbers in his professional career. The Los Angeles Lakers acquired him on the first day of free agency. This is LeBron’s second year with the team, and yes, this is one of his best campaigns in the NBA. LeBron has some crazy stat lines, and this makes him the GOAT. everyone knows it, including his doubters.
5. First NBA Game
It was in 2003, and LeBron played against Sacramento. King James had his debut against the Sacramento Kings, and everyone wanted to see him play. The young king played for the Cleveland Cavaliers for the first time, and may would agree that he had one of the best debuts in the league. Cleveland lost to Sacramento 106-92, but LeBron showed everyone that the throne belongs to him. He recorded 25 points, six rebounds, nine assists and four steals in his 42 minutes on the floor.
4. MVP Game
In 2009, LeBron played against the New York Knicks and this game gave him the very first MVP award. LeBron had an amazing performance. Cleveland had a 107-102 win against the Knicks, and LeBron finished the game with 52 points, 11 rebounds and one assist.
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3. Career High
In 2014, LeBron hit his career high. He joined Dwyane Wade in Miami. It was a tough decision, but LeBron had an amazing stint. In his fourth year with the Miami Heat, LeBron had the best scoring night against the Charlotte Bobcats. He had 24 points in the first half and finished the game with 61 points, seven rebounds and four assists on 66% shooting clip.
2. 2013 NBA Finals Game 7
The Heat was down 2-3. They tied the series in Game 6, and it was an amazing game. LeBron finished the gam with 37 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals.
- 2016 NBA Finals Game 7
LeBron and the Cavs overcame a 3-1 deficit and defeated the 73-win Golden State Warriors. King James finished the game with 27 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists.