LeBron James began his NBA career right after high school after being selected in the 2003 NBA Draft with his first overall pick. Although he acted at an incredibly high level in his 18-year career, there was an opportunity that he completely fell apart and was not of much help to his team.
Performing great shows from night to night for 18 years is impossible. While we can’t completely blame LeBron James for such poor performance, he shouldn’t be dropped off the hook so easily either.
Without delay, let’s take a peek at LeBron James ’top five stats that fans would like to forget.
# 5 12 points against the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the 2008 NBA Eastern Conference Playoff Semifinals
The Boston Celtics were the loser of LeBron James ’first years in the NBA. However, the performance of the player born in Akron in the first game of the 2008 NBA playoffs stood out the most.
On a terrible night of filming, LeBron James scored 12 points, eight of which came from the free throw line. He also recorded a shot of 0 out of 6 outside the arc and 2 out of 18 off the field as he turned the ball 10 times.
The Cleveland Cavaliers lost Game 1 and ended the series after seven games.
# 4 11 points against the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of the 2017 Eastern Conference Finals
Except in Game 3, LeBron James recorded 30+ points in every game against the Boston Celtics in the 2017 Eastern Conference Finals.
LeBron James played the most minutes in the 3rd game, but failed to lead the Cavs to victory. He scored 11 points, six rebounds, six steals and six turnovers.
Marcus Smart was a prominent Boston Celtics player with 27 points. However, three Avery Bradley compounds sealed the Celtics ’win.