LeBron James Is Playing 1st Team All-NBA Defense

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Re: LeBron James Is Playing 1st Team All-NBA Defense 

Post#21 » by Speedlot » Wed Dec 10, 2008 1:13 am

Tough. I doubt LJ can take defensive 1st team all Nba though.
The competition is too high. Perhaps 2nd team.

Last years


Position Player, Team 1st 2nd Points


Forward Kevin Garnett, Boston 24 4 52
Guard Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers 24 4 52
Center Marcus Camby, Denver 14 9 37
Guard/Forward Bruce Bowen, San Antonio 13 10 36
Forward Tim Duncan, San Antonio 12 9 33

2007-08 NBA ALL-DEFENSIVE SECOND TEAM
Position Player, Team 1st 2nd Points
Forward Shane Battier, Houston 9 11 29
Guard Chris Paul, New Orleans 10 6 26
Center Dwight Howard, Orlando 8 9 25
Forward Tayshaun Prince, Detroit 3 14 20
Guard Raja Bell, Phoenix 4 10 18
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Re: LeBron James Is Playing 1st Team All-NBA Defense 

Post#22 » by BubbaTee » Wed Dec 10, 2008 2:19 am

Bowen ain't getting in this year, that's for sure.

I don't see why Lebron can't get it. Battier and Artest both have injury issues, and the only other forward is Prince. I haven't watched DET much.
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Re: LeBron James Is Playing 1st Team All-NBA Defense 

Post#23 » by carlos1223 » Wed Dec 10, 2008 2:45 am

Oh Yay. More realgmer's sucking on Lebron's wang. What's new? :roll:
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Re: LeBron James Is Playing 1st Team All-NBA Defense 

Post#24 » by carlos1223 » Wed Dec 10, 2008 2:47 am

Trax416 wrote:James is not playing all-NBA defense and anyone thinking so should jump off a building.

If his name was anything except Lebron James, Kobe, or Wade he would not be considered as a great defender, because he isn't. He is a **** defender that can block a couple shots a game at best.

Really, I wonder how many people actually watch Cav games.




This is completely true. Glad someone else notices. People look for any excuse to hype him it's disgusting. I really hop he doesnt win a chip before he turns 28 cuz then everyone will think he's better than MJ. :roll:
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Re: LeBron James Is Playing 1st Team All-NBA Defense 

Post#25 » by TMU » Wed Dec 10, 2008 2:48 am

Great, now that he wants it he'll get it. The media will do whatever it takes to create the next MJ.
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Re: LeBron James Is Playing 1st Team All-NBA Defense 

Post#26 » by CzBoobie » Wed Dec 10, 2008 2:54 am

T-Mac United wrote:Great, now that he wants it he'll get it. The media will do whatever it takes to create the next MJ.


How dare they create the best defender on the best defensive team in the league, right?
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Re: LeBron James Is Playing 1st Team All-NBA Defense 

Post#27 » by carlos1223 » Wed Dec 10, 2008 2:57 am

CzBron wrote:
T-Mac United wrote:Great, now that he wants it he'll get it. The media will do whatever it takes to create the next MJ.


How dare they create the best defender on the best defensive team in the league, right?




LBJ is not the best defender on THAT Cavs team. Are you serious?
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Re: LeBron James Is Playing 1st Team All-NBA Defense 

Post#28 » by CzBoobie » Wed Dec 10, 2008 3:01 am

carlos1223 wrote:
CzBron wrote:
T-Mac United wrote:Great, now that he wants it he'll get it. The media will do whatever it takes to create the next MJ.


How dare they create the best defender on the best defensive team in the league, right?




LBJ is not the best defender on THAT Cavs team. Are you serious?


Who is, you expert? :D
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Re: LeBron James Is Playing 1st Team All-NBA Defense 

Post#29 » by TMU » Wed Dec 10, 2008 3:02 am

CzBron wrote:
T-Mac United wrote:Great, now that he wants it he'll get it. The media will do whatever it takes to create the next MJ.


How dare they create the best defender on the best defensive team in the league, right?


They did it with Kobe Bryant. What makes you think they won't do the same for LeBron?
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Re: LeBron James Is Playing 1st Team All-NBA Defense 

Post#30 » by CHIMOCHI » Wed Dec 10, 2008 3:02 am

Pippen was a better defender than Jordan
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Re: LeBron James Is Playing 1st Team All-NBA Defense 

Post#31 » by CzBoobie » Wed Dec 10, 2008 3:04 am

T-Mac United wrote:
CzBron wrote:
T-Mac United wrote:Great, now that he wants it he'll get it. The media will do whatever it takes to create the next MJ.


How dare they create the best defender on the best defensive team in the league, right?


They did it with Kobe Bryant. What makes you think they won't do the same for LeBron?


So Kobe didn't deserve it? He actually wasn't top defender or what?
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Re: LeBron James Is Playing 1st Team All-NBA Defense 

Post#32 » by infinite11285 » Wed Dec 10, 2008 3:09 am

I don't know about 1st Team All-NBA Defense but he can make a case for himself. At the SF position Battier is hurt, Artest and Prince are tailing off a bit so the door is open....

I don't know whats worse, people over hyping LeBron or LeBron haters criticizing LeBron lovers. What's the point of blind hate? If your going to hate anything, hate ESPN and the media for force feeding LeBron down everyone's throat. Why hate LeBron? Considering the hype he was facing entering the league he should be praised for exceeding that hype! Telling LeBron-backers that they should jump off of a building because, as a hater, they believe that he doesn't play defense is just ignorant. Show some stats to back your hate.

LeBron is making a case for himself, it's not like this is some false claim that someone made up out of thin air.
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Re: LeBron James Is Playing 1st Team All-NBA Defense 

Post#33 » by J-Mezzy » Wed Dec 10, 2008 3:15 am

Lebron is a good defender, but not elite just yet.
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Re: LeBron James Is Playing 1st Team All-NBA Defense 

Post#34 » by TMU » Wed Dec 10, 2008 6:26 am

CzBron wrote:So Kobe didn't deserve it? He actually wasn't top defender or what?


Not the past two years, his defense wasn't nearly as good as it was during his championship years. Hell, in my opinion he didn't even deserve the MVP award. Today, awards and recognitions are heavily swayed by the media and players' opinions (especially if those opinions are from LeBron or Kobe).

Mark my words. LeBron will get his 1st All-NBA Defensive selection because he has finally expressed his wish for it.

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