LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special

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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#201 » by zimpy27 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 6:49 am

LeBron's going to have a child in the NBA before his peak has ended, that was born after his peak started
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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#202 » by NyKnicks1714 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 6:51 am

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Zenzibar wrote:
Sofia wrote:
Lebron’s era is much longer than others, so his era is going to seem devoid of other greats. It shouldn’t be held against him that his career was so much longer than than the others

Duncan Shaq Kobe Curry Giannis Wade Dirk KG CP3 KD

That’s 10 top 30 all time guys who overlapped for multiple years in Lebron’s career


I would argue that only Curry, KD and Giannis have been at their respective peaks during Lebron's career.

And you would be hilariously wrong.

Wade was in Lebrons draft. Paul was drafted after and had his entire career with lebron in the leagu. Kobe had 9 seasons near peak Kobe form dueing which he had 4 finals appearance and 2 titles


2nd time in this thread that poster shows no ability to actually think about what he's posting.
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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#203 » by Kingdibs19 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 6:55 am

Zenzibar wrote:
Sofia wrote:
Zenzibar wrote:
The NBA will do just fine after Lebron retires my guy. Just as they have flourished in all other eras. The other thing is that other than Steph, Lebron's era has been devoid of all-time greats other than himself..


Lebron’s era is much longer than others, so his era is going to seem devoid of other greats. It shouldn’t be held against him that his career was so much longer than than the others

Duncan Shaq Kobe Curry Giannis Wade Dirk KG CP3 KD

That’s 10 top 30 all time guys who overlapped for multiple years in Lebron’s career


I would argue that only Curry, KD and Giannis have been at their respective peaks during Lebron's career.


Lol so we’re going to pretend Wade, Dirk, KG and CP3 peaked before 2003? The rationale of Lebron haters is mind boggling. But sure let’s hear the arguement…I’ll wait
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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#204 » by KyRo23 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 10:13 am

Kingdibs19 wrote:
Zenzibar wrote:
Sofia wrote:
Lebron’s era is much longer than others, so his era is going to seem devoid of other greats. It shouldn’t be held against him that his career was so much longer than than the others

Duncan Shaq Kobe Curry Giannis Wade Dirk KG CP3 KD

That’s 10 top 30 all time guys who overlapped for multiple years in Lebron’s career


I would argue that only Curry, KD and Giannis have been at their respective peaks during Lebron's career.


Lol so we’re going to pretend Wade, Dirk, KG and CP3 peaked before 2003? The rationale of Lebron haters is mind boggling. But sure let’s hear the arguement…I’ll wait


Let’s not forget the obvious one in Kobe :lol: how is this even an argument
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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#205 » by Homer38 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 11:10 am

trueballer7 wrote:
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He's pumping himself full of the most expensive designer peptides you can imagine - stuff that isn't currently monitored.

Lol and you think Jordan wasn't doing the same s***? Bron just built different mentally. No amount of gear can make up the difference in his ability to recover mentally and come to work day after day.

He's one of a kind. Truly, the only big name player in history who plays the game only to get stats. These past 3-4 years have been the happiest of his entire career, you can tell by how big he smiles. Only thing he has to do is stay fresh, play when in form, jack up shots, lose by 20.



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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#206 » by PeteyPablo » Wed Jan 25, 2023 12:57 pm

Go back and look at his draft class of 2003

Who is still in the NBA today ??

This man is amazing! Some players never average these numbers in their prime.

1. LeBron James
2. Darko Milicic
3. Carmelo Anthony
4. Chris Bosh
5. Dwayne Wade
6. Chris Kaman
7. Kirk Hinrich
8. TJ Ford
9. Mike Sweetney
10.Jarviz Hayes
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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#207 » by Michael Jackson » Wed Jan 25, 2023 2:40 pm

PeteyPablo wrote:Go back and look at his draft class of 2003

Who is still in the NBA today ??

This man is amazing! Some players never average these numbers in their prime.

1. LeBron James
2. Darko Milicic
3. Carmelo Anthony
4. Chris Bosh
5. Dwayne Wade
6. Chris Kaman
7. Kirk Hinrich
8. TJ Ford
9. Mike Sweetney
10.Jarviz Hayes



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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#208 » by KyRo23 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 2:55 pm

PeteyPablo wrote:Go back and look at his draft class of 2003

Who is still in the NBA today ??

This man is amazing! Some players never average these numbers in their prime.

1. LeBron James
2. Darko Milicic
3. Carmelo Anthony
4. Chris Bosh
5. Dwayne Wade
6. Chris Kaman
7. Kirk Hinrich
8. TJ Ford
9. Mike Sweetney
10.Jarviz Hayes


Makes me sad because I feel CB could have aged so gracefully in the NBA. Not sure about playing right now, but close to it.
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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#209 » by homecourtloss » Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:03 pm

trueballer7 wrote:
Heej wrote:Lol and you think Jordan wasn't doing the same s***? Bron just built different mentally. No amount of gear can make up the difference in his ability to recover mentally and come to work day after day.

He's one of a kind. Truly, the only big name player in history who plays the game only to get stats. These past 3-4 years have been the happiest of his entire career, you can tell by how big he smiles. Only thing he has to do is stay fresh, play when in form, jack up shots, lose by 20.


Since AD went down (December 16th), Lakers have been in games and won games mostly because of James.

Lakers before last night were +9 per 100 possessions with James on court, -20 something with him off.

He’s currently in the top five and top 15 of RPM, EPM, and RAPTOR (was in the top 5 of on/off RAPTOR).

So you’re wrong.
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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#210 » by Mr. Perfect » Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:22 pm

Lebron can break the scoring record within the next 6 games. We're getting close.
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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#211 » by KyRo23 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:24 pm

homecourtloss wrote:
trueballer7 wrote:
Heej wrote:Lol and you think Jordan wasn't doing the same s***? Bron just built different mentally. No amount of gear can make up the difference in his ability to recover mentally and come to work day after day.

He's one of a kind. Truly, the only big name player in history who plays the game only to get stats. These past 3-4 years have been the happiest of his entire career, you can tell by how big he smiles. Only thing he has to do is stay fresh, play when in form, jack up shots, lose by 20.


Since AD went down (December 16th), Lakers have been in games and won games mostly because of James.

Lakers before last night were +9 per 100 possessions with James on court, -20 something with him off.

He’s currently in the top five and top 15 of RPM, EPM, and RAPTOR (was in the top 5 of on/off RAPTOR).

So you’re wrong.


I blocked this dude 2 years ago. He has never made a post that didn't sound foaming at the mouth insane. Do yourself a huge favor :lol:
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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#212 » by Roger Murdock » Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:31 pm

Assuming he doesn’t miss any games these are the options for when he breaks the scoring record

4 games away vs Knicks - Needs to average 45ppg, insanely unlikely

5 games away vs Pacers - Needs to average 36ppg, unlikely but possible

6 games away vs Pelicans - Needs to average 30ppg

7 games away vs Thunder - Needs to average 25 ppg

8 games away vs Bucks - Needs to average 22ppg

So he’s almost certainly going to pass it in the next 8 games, if he misses 1 or 2 there’s a high likelihood he breaks it vs the Warriors which would be cool. Draymond would suck him off mid court
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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#213 » by Dino353 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:50 pm

Zenzibar wrote:
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MavsDirk41 wrote:

He is not the greatest player ive ever seen in my 30 plus years of watching the nba. Seems you only post on here to stan for him. Do you have anything to back your comments up with other than just saying this?


Well the NBA is nothing without LeBron James but yes I have several reasons why I believe LeBron is the GOAT:

1. We've never seen anyone 6"9' 250-260 who can run,jump,pass, or think the game like he can.

2. He carried his team to 8 straight Finals with no breaks unlike Michelle Jordan and was the best player on all those rosters.

3. He is going to be the all-time scoring leader and is a pass first player.

4. 20 straight years of superstar play with again no breaks averaging well over 25+ points per game and being expected to compete for the title year after year.

5. He alone is a walking dynasty, 10 Finals in 20 years win or lose he got to the mountaintop.

6. He's just the most entertaining player to watch come playoff time and has carried this albatross of a league for practically 2 decades.


The NBA will do just fine after Lebron retires my guy. Just as they have flourished in all other eras. The other thing is that other than Steph, Lebron's era has been devoid of all-time greats other than himself..


You sure it will do just fine? I'm already prepping for going back to being a full-time MLB and NFL fan once LeBron retires. I guess following Victor Wembanyama will be somewhat interesting but once LeBron leaves I see the MLB overtaking the NBA once again.
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Post#214 » by SeattleJazzFan » Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:19 pm

Kingdibs19 wrote:
Zenzibar wrote:
Sofia wrote:
Lebron’s era is much longer than others, so his era is going to seem devoid of other greats. It shouldn’t be held against him that his career was so much longer than than the others

Duncan Shaq Kobe Curry Giannis Wade Dirk KG CP3 KD

That’s 10 top 30 all time guys who overlapped for multiple years in Lebron’s career


I would argue that only Curry, KD and Giannis have been at their respective peaks during Lebron's career.


Lol so we’re going to pretend Wade, Dirk, KG and CP3 peaked before 2003? The rationale of Lebron haters is mind boggling. But sure let’s hear the arguement…I’ll wait


Jokic, Melo, Kobe, AD, Kawhi, PG13, Russ, Harden, TMac. It’s a long list of all time greats who have peaked in Lebron’s career.
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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#215 » by MavsDirk41 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:26 pm

Dino353 wrote:
Zenzibar wrote:
Dino353 wrote:
Well the NBA is nothing without LeBron James but yes I have several reasons why I believe LeBron is the GOAT:

1. We've never seen anyone 6"9' 250-260 who can run,jump,pass, or think the game like he can.

2. He carried his team to 8 straight Finals with no breaks unlike Michelle Jordan and was the best player on all those rosters.

3. He is going to be the all-time scoring leader and is a pass first player.

4. 20 straight years of superstar play with again no breaks averaging well over 25+ points per game and being expected to compete for the title year after year.

5. He alone is a walking dynasty, 10 Finals in 20 years win or lose he got to the mountaintop.

6. He's just the most entertaining player to watch come playoff time and has carried this albatross of a league for practically 2 decades.


The NBA will do just fine after Lebron retires my guy. Just as they have flourished in all other eras. The other thing is that other than Steph, Lebron's era has been devoid of all-time greats other than himself..


You sure it will do just fine? I'm already prepping for going back to being a full-time MLB and NFL fan once LeBron retires. I guess following Victor Wembanyama will be somewhat interesting but once LeBron leaves I see the MLB overtaking the NBA once again.



Lol what world do you live in?? Viewership for the finals last year was the highest in the last 4 years. Not everybody is infacuated with james as you are. Nba was fine after, kareem, magic/bird, jordan, duncan, kobe, etc….retired. Nba will be fine after james retires. It will be a day of mourning for you and nick wright but i think people will still attend/watch the nba lol.
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Post#216 » by Revived » Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:32 pm

Cavsfansince84 wrote:
GSWFan1994 wrote:His durability is amazing and he's certainly playing great for his age, but there's some stat padding to be had, too.


Please, you can say the same about every other top 15 player in the league. Stop being oblivious.

It’s “empty stats” when other players do it but not when LeBron does it? Lol.
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Post#217 » by MavsDirk41 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:45 pm

Revived wrote:
Cavsfansince84 wrote:
GSWFan1994 wrote:His durability is amazing and he's certainly playing great for his age, but there's some stat padding to be had, too.


Please, you can say the same about every other top 15 player in the league. Stop being oblivious.

It’s “empty stats” when other players do it but not when LeBron does it? Lol.



Not saying its empty stats but Luka is putting up 34/9/9 and the Mavs are one game above .500. Joker last two years pretty much averaging a triple double but first round exit. People dont remember the big time numbers if the team flames out in the first round or misses the playoffs. Dirk didnt put up video game stats for the 2011 championship but he was the best player for the Mavs and was the best player during the finals. Winning is more important than crazy stats.
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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#218 » by ty 4191 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 5:23 pm

Mr. Perfect wrote:Lebron can break the scoring record within the next 6 games. We're getting close.


What LeBron is doing is simply unbelievable and historically unprecedented.

Ok, so, it's easier to score and produce offense the last couple years. Let's take that into account:

All time, age 38, inflation adjusted/75 possessions stats (Backpicks.com):

--LeBron: PTS: 29.3 (96th percentile), tTS%: +1.1: (59th%), Passer Rating: (97th%), BPM: (97th%)

--Jordan: PTS: 28.1 (98th%), rTS%: -5.2 (7th%), Passer Rating: (90th%), BPM: (62nd%)

--Kareem: PTS: 25.6 (95th%), rTS%: +6.2 (92nd%), Passer Rating: (62nd%), BPM: (96th%)

--Karl Malone: PTS: 24.7 (94th%), rTS%: +1.2 (58th%), Passer Rating: +6.8 (89th%), BPM: (95th%)

--Stockton: PTS: 16.9 (50th%), rTS: +9.2 (98th%), Passer Rating: (98th%), BPM: (96th%)

--Duncan: PTS: 19.2 (68th%), rTS: +2.6 (72nd%), Passer Rating: (85th%), BPM: (95th%)

--Reggie Miller: 15.6 (39th%), rTS: +8.4 (97th%), Passer Rating: (86th%), BPM: (83rd%)

Best slash lines (10+/5+/5+), 20 game span, ages 37-38:

LeBron (last 20 games): 34.3/8.2/7.4
Jordan: 28.3/6.5/5.3
Karl Malone: 24.6/9.9/5.0
Havlicek: 16.6/5.5/5.1
Pippen: 14.2/5.1/5.1
Kidd: 10.6/6.3/8.5

LeBron has 30 straight games with 20+ points. Here are the longest streaks this year:

LeBron: 30
Doncic: 27
Brown: 21
Tatum: 20
Durant: 18
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Post#219 » by NyKnicks1714 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 5:38 pm

ty 4191 wrote:
Mr. Perfect wrote:Lebron can break the scoring record within the next 6 games. We're getting close.


What LeBron is doing is simply unbelievable and historically unprecedented.

Ok, so, it's easier to score and produce offense the last couple years. Let's take that into account:

All time, age 38, inflation adjusted/75 possessions stats (Backpicks.com):

--LeBron: PTS: 29.3 (96th percentile), tTS%: +1.1: (59th%), Passer Rating: (97th%), BPM: (97th%)

--Jordan: PTS: 28.1 (98th%), rTS%: -5.2 (7th%), Passer Rating: (90th%), BPM: (62nd%)

--Kareem: PTS: 25.6 (95th%), rTS%: +6.2 (92nd%), Passer Rating: (62nd%), BPM: (96th%)

--Karl Malone: PTS: 24.7 (94th%), rTS%: +1.2 (58th%), Passer Rating: +6.8 (89th%), BPM: (95th%)

--Stockton: PTS: 16.9 (50th%), rTS: +9.2 (98th%), Passer Rating: (98th%), BPM: (96th%)

--Duncan: PTS: 19.2 (68th%), rTS: +2.6 (72nd%), Passer Rating: (85th%), BPM: (95th%)

--Reggie Miller: 15.6 (39th%), rTS: +8.4 (97th%), Passer Rating: (86th%), BPM: (83rd%)

Best slash lines (10+/5+/5+), 20 game span, ages 37-38:

LeBron (last 20 games): 34.3/8.2/7.4
Jordan: 28.3/6.5/5.3
Karl Malone: 24.6/9.9/5.0
Havlicek: 16.6/5.5/5.1
Pippen: 14.2/5.1/5.1
Kidd: 10.6/6.3/8.5

LeBron has 30 straight games with 20+ points. Here are the longest streaks this year:

LeBron: 30
Doncic: 27
Brown: 21
Tatum: 20
Durant: 18



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Re: LeBron having this kind of season at his age is pretty damn special 

Post#220 » by ty 4191 » Wed Jan 25, 2023 5:53 pm

NyKnicks1714 wrote:What is passer rating?


Read on Twitter


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