Is It Curtain Call for the LeBron James Show?

Is It Curtain Call for the LeBron James Show?

There comes a certain point in every professional athlete’s career where no matter how resilient, competitive, or capable, time is still the ultimate obstacle. Just eight months ago, LeBron James was celebrating his 2020 NBA Finals win in the Orlando bubble, bringing home the 17th title for the Los Angeles Lakers and a fourth ring to add to his own repertoire. But last week, James and his team were knocked out of the first round of this season’s playoffs — leaving some fans wondering if this could be the end of an era for the iconic basketball player. Over the course of his 18 seasons in the league, James has won four NBA Championships with three different teams, a testament to his ability to transform the fortune of any franchise. Throughout his career, he has led his teams to the playoffs a total of 15 out of 18 times. Prior to last Thursday’s loss to the Phoenix Suns, who beat the Lakers in their best-of-seven series, James had never failed to make it past the first round. With the recent …
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