A handful of doubters have criticized LeBron James for his defense in the past few years. Well, the king of basketball helped the Lakers defeat Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers in the first seeding game in Orlando. The Lakers pulled out a dramatic game against their city rivals. The great LeBron James had the strength and skills to defeat Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. Analysts saw this coming. LeBron had already defeated Leonard earlier this season. He also won the game against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks.
LeBron’s defensive play game to light on the final possession of the game between his team and the Clippers.
LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard will meet again
King James has 3.5 defensive win shares and this is his highest total since the 2015-16 season. It’s a great season for LeBron and his teammates.
LA plays without guard Avery Bradley and we all know that he is the best defender on the Lakers roster. He is out now and LeBron will have to step his game up on defense in the next seeding games.
The four-time NBA MVP is averaging 25.6 points, 7.9 rebounds, 10.5 assists, and 1.2 steals per game this year. The Lakers sit on top of the Western Conference and they have impressed fans with a 50-14 record. LeBron and his teammates will play against the Toronto Raptors. They defeated Leonard and now they will defeat his former team.
There are no health concerns related to the Lakers and their team. Everyone is healthy and the team is ready to finish the season with a big win. The Lakers haven’t made the playoffs in a really long time and LeBron joined the team to change that. He will go after his fourth ring and pretty much everyone agrees that the Lakers will win the championship.
LeBron and Anthony Davis have to stay healthy as they have key roles on the floor. Lakers head coach Frank Vogel likes the performance of his superstars. Moreover, he believes that LeBron is the NBA MVP for the season. Let’s see how will the big guys finish their season in Orlando.