Thursday, July 15, 2010

Past statements from Lebron prove interesting

OK, one last post here on the Lebron saga.  Besides, the rumors of Favre playing with high-school kids are already swirling, so we should have our next male soap opera soon enough.  I found this interesting and wanted to share and add some insights.



In an article from Jan 5, 2006 by Chris Broussard, the Queen had some very interesting quotes.

          "I don't try to pattern my game after anybody's, but if I had to talk about similarities, I'd look at Penny  Hardaway when he was in Orlando. He was a 6'7" point guard. He had flair, he could pass, he'd dunk on you and he could shoot jumpers. Then I'd look at Oscar Robertson and Magic and the way they were able to dominate games. I don't say I'm going to try to be those guys, but I can see a little bit of my game in each of them. And I'm not really concerned about surpassing them in history. I just hope that one day people will think I was one of the best players to ever play in this league. Ever."

Many knew he wanted to play more of a point role and distribute the ball.  He clearly states that above.  His first reference was really Penny Hardaway, so why did the media appoint him as the next Jordan?  He never wanted it.  It would have changed a lot had he come out and said so.  He says "one" of the best ever.  Go back and watch interviews, tapes, or especially Jordan's Hall of Fame speech and tell me he was OK being regarded as just "one" of the best.  No way.  He wanted to be THE best NBA player of all time.  At all costs.  Just ask his wife and kids or go back again and watch the Jordan HOF speech.

          "I know that'll take titles, though. When I think about the best players in the league, I think of the guys who've won championships, guys like Tim Duncan, Kobe and Shaq. Of all of them, I like Kobe....I don't think I have an instinct like Kobe, where I just want to kill everybody. But I do want to be the best player on the court every time I step out there."



There is still no mention of Jordan.  He even admits not having the killer instinct of Kobe.  That is pretty clear after the Boston series and then, of course, the stampede to Miami.  He still wants to be the best player on the court, which he is night in and out.  What he doesn't have or want to be is the bona fide leader.  Now comes the most interesting quote of all.

          "I don't want to go ringchasing, as I call it; you know, going to a team that's already pretty established and trying to win a ring with them. I want to stay with the Cavs and build a champion. And I feel like we're on our way."

That is certainly quite the opposite of the reasoning behind, "in this fall I am taking my talents to South Beach", which said it was all about the chance for a championship.  If that's not ringchasing, I don't know what is.  I still don't blame him for leaving and completely understand going somewhere else.  It just becomes interesting to look back at past quotes and reflect.  Thanks for the media and digital archiving.     

Here is the entire Down the Road article.  Maybe we should have known Broussard had some real insight on the topic.

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