Especially with the Miami Heat, LeBron James has dominated the league since entering it. Here’s why he would have dominated the 90’s as well.
The Miami Heat and those associated with the franchise know first hand, but everyone that remotely follows or is associated with the NBA knows that LeBron James is at worst, the second greatest player to ever lace them up in the NBA.
While his reign has extended over three decades, as we prepare to dive deeper into the last one that has just begun, many have asked how he would have done in the decade prior to his arrival in the league.
Coming into the league at the beginning of the 2000s, it is often pondered upon if LeBron James could have dominated the 1990s in the fashion that he has dominated the league since coming in. I am here to tell you that he could have and here’s why.
We will take two perspectives here to illustrate our case. We will take it first from a qualitative perspective, painting a picture of what we can see with our eyes.
We will then take it from a quantitative perspective. Here, we will dive into a few numbers to see exactly what they express. Here we go.
When thinking about the era that was the NBA in the ’90s, it was all about physicality, the midrange, and post play. When looking at LeBron James, especially the Miami Heat version, he would have been tailor-made for such a league.