The boston celtics were the bane of lebron s formative years at least after they brought in kevin garnett and ray allen and the boston big three were one of the unstated but obvious reasons behind james teaming up with dwyane wade and chris bosh in miami. On may 6 2008 the celtics welcomed james cleveland cavaliers to td garden for game 1 of the eastern conference semifinals.
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Lebron james worst game ever. Surprisingly he s had a number of un lebron like games over the course of his 11 year career. The worst example was game 4 when james scored the second lowest points total of his postseason career. Eight points 3 of 11 shooting nine rebounds seven assists and two steals.
Tier v must be nice. No wizards fan needs to be reminded of the torment their favorite team has suffered at the hands of lebron james for the last decade and a half. So it should be considered no small feat what the wizards did on sunday night in their 128 110 victory over the los angeles lakers.
Maybe all the hate eventually got to james who had a finals performance that many feel disqualified him from the talk of greatest player ever. Game one nba eastern conference semifinals 2008. His game 4 effort was easily the most.
James also played the literal worst game of his nba career against boston exactly 12 years ago wednesday. The game lebron james became the worst player on the court scoring 8 points in the 2011 nba finals vs the dallas mavericks. You can measure that in individual brilliance and also in team su.
He has eliminated them from the playoffs three times scored 57 in their building and hit a variety of game winning shots. James hasn t always played at a mvp type level and here i ll look at 10 of his worst performances. There is no question now that lebron james is one of the greatest basketball players ever.
Lebron was just plain passive taking his second fewest shots ever in the finals and posting his fewest rebounds and all this coming off the worst finals game of his career. In the 2011 nba finals lebron ja. Jim rogash getty images 5.