The All-NBA Soccer Team (Part 1)

Posted: 16th February 2010 by Matt Carter in NBA
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With the World Cup coming up soon, and having had finished Bill Simmons' "Book of Basketball," I decided to borrow/steal one of his ideas, namely constructing an American soccer dream team out of current NBA players.á Note: For this team, only current, American-born players were considered. Goalie: LeBron James To start the team, who better than the best and most athletic player currently in the NBA? Some might think that the position of goalie is a waste of the ability of such a gifted athlete, but I disagree completely. With his speed, he'd be able to patrol the entire box and strike fear into anyone stupid enough to go up for a header against him. Also, with his wingspan and leaping ability he'd be next to impossible to chip and he also has the added bonus of being a threat on o ...

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