2. LeBron James, CavaliersOr...he doesn't really give a crap?
James was my pick for MVP a year ago, and like many I thought he'd pretty much take over the league this season. What we've seen instead is a surprising slip backward, including a dip in scoring numbers and a puzzling slump from the free-throw line.
It's easy to blame exhaustion from the world championship, but Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki played in the same tournament, and both are dominating. A better explanation might be Cleveland's lack of a real point guard, which doesn't allow James to play off the ball more.
Wednesday, February 07, 2007
John Hollinger ($, bitches) came out with his top ten least improved players in the NBA this year, and, surprise, surprise: