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LeBron James
LeBron James
Position: F
Born: 12/30/84
Height: 6-8 / 2.03
Weight:244 lbs. / 111.1 kg.
Salary: $33,285,709
Following a 113-105 loss to the Trail Blazers on Thursday in which his 35 points, 14 rebounds and six assists weren’t enough to avoid the Cleveland Cavaliers’ third defeat in their last pour games, LeBron James admitted how much the absence of Kevin Love is affecting the Cavs. “It’s been a long time since I haven’t played with another All-Star on my team,” James said. “So, having Kev out has been very challenging for all of us. Kev has a big usage rate on our team. He’ll get the ball when things get tight, chaotic, we can throw it to him in the low post and get some things going.”
2 days ago via ESPN
With 7:02 left in the first quarter, James ran left around a double high screen and sprinted into the lane, elevating with one hand toward the hoop. In what was as powerful and memorable a finish as you’ll see, the four-time MVP hammered down a jaw-dropping dunk over Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic, putting the Bosnian Beast on a poster and setting social media ablaze. “I think there’s a body bag in the hallway right now,” Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson said of a play that had a sellout crowd buzzing for minutes after it happened.
James was asked about Lillard’s play, which he says has been too obvious to ignore. “What do I think? Is that like a real question? Nah, that’s not a real question. I think we all know how Damian Lillard has been playing as of late,” James said at Thursday’s shootaround in Portland. “I mean he’s playing at the All-Star level that he showed obviously when he was at the All-Star game. That guy’s a superstar in our league and he’s showing it right now. He’s leading the team obviously where I don’t think a lot of people thought they’d be at the beginning of the season. But him as the leader of the team he has them in position to fight in the West.”
One of the tropes of Lillard’s career is that he has been underappreciated. While James says he doesn’t believe Lillard is underappreciated, he likes the way Lillard uses things like that for fuel. “He definitely uses that. I don’t think he is that. If you’re a true basketball mind, and there’s not a lot of true basketball people that understand the game, but for me I understand, it I know. Give me Damian Lillard, I’ll show you how appreciated he’ll be.”