LeBron may be the best basketball player in the world but the Cavs needed a win in Game 6 against the Celtics to have a chance at advancing. This is when the best players step up and own the game. LeBron filled up the stat sheet but there are a few glaring problems in his performance.

MIN FGM-A FTM-A OREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF +/- PTS
45 8-21 9-12 3 19 10 3 1 9 2 -5 27

LeBron shot only 38% from the field and despite a triple-double he committed NINE Turnovers. That is inexcusable.  Find me a series elimination game that Jordan, Chamberlain, Bird, Magic, or Russell shot that poorly and committed that many turnovers. You won’t. LeBron can blame his supporting cast all he wants, but when he leaves in the off-season to go to New York or wherever he ends up this summer, remember this game.

LeBron can’t win in the Playoffs, at least when he is the alpha male on his team. Thank God the Celtics signed Rajon Rondo to an extension when they did. Celtics will win another title before LeBron does.

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