Second Comings are overrated. LeBron James isnÆt Michael Jordan. He also isnÆt bothered by it. Try as he might, James will never match the mystique of the Legend That Wasùwhich would be worse news if he werenÆt so comfortable playing the part of the Hero That Is. Imitation means living in the shadow of your predecessors. Maturation, on the other hand, means lighting the way for your peers. IÆm not exactly preaching the Gospel According to James. Real winners wear championship rings, and LeBron has a few trophies to go before he cements his status among the all-time greats. But letÆs at least give credit where itÆs due. In a league where every superstar is measured against someone elseÆs shoe contract, youÆve got to admire a guy whoÆs content to fill his own sneakers. You canÆt b ...
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