LeBron James is currently the best player in the league, even at 36. LeBron James is the type of superstar that has repeatedly faced challenges and overcomes them. There is always pressure on James to succeed, even against overwhelming odds: but that is the type of legend he has proven himself to be, someone who is a winner. LeBron James is the type of basketball player and leader that you want to lead your team. When you play with James, you're always confident, because he usually finds a way to win.
Former All-Star Kemba Walker was full of praise for LeBron James ahead of the Boston Celtics game against LeBron James and the Lakers. Kemba Walker outlined what made LeBron particularly great:
Kemba Walker would know first-hand about LeBron James and his greatness, as he has an abysmal 1-28 all-time record in games played against LeBron James. We all know that LeBron James is a special basketball talent: anyone would, after watching him play. But what is important is how Walker highlights the fact that people look up to LeBron James. During his time in the league, James has been a stellar role model on the court and has kept up a pristine image off the court. LeBron James has proven to be one of the best examples for other players in terms of conduct on and off the court.
LeBron James will forever be remembered for his success, but a lot of it can be attributed to who he is as a person. People want to be like LeBron James, as his consistency in times of trouble is something that anyone would want to emulate on the court. LeBron James truly is a special talent, as not only is he a good player, he is a good leader for the entire NBA.