6 Brazilian star Maicon retrieves the ball during their 7-1 humiliation at the hands of Thomas Muller’s Germany.

” LeBron James is the greatest basketball player of his generation and to most fans, it’s a two-horse race between James and Michael Jordan for the greatest of all-time. The Lakers forward landed in L.A. last summer with three NBA titles to his name; two with the Miami Heat and one with his beloved hometown Cleveland Cavaliers.

2 LeBron James is commonly regarded as the best basketball player on the planet The Lakers have been rebuilding for the past five years. After transitioning from the Kobe Bryant era – that spawned five titles – the Purple and Gold have built a young core that just needed a leader or two to flourish. James is that man, but at 34-years-old, most top-tier players are on their way down.

Of course, King James is an anomaly. As a once in a lifetime athlete, James is still pouring in numbers that are right in line with his career averages. 26.8 points a night with 7.6 assists and 8.6 rebounds are MVP candidate numbers. 继续阅读“6 Brazilian star Maicon retrieves the ball during their 7-1 humiliation at the hands of Thomas Muller’s Germany.”