Why LeBron James Is A Manimal, In One Chart

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Jun 18, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) drives to the basket against San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard (2) and shooting guard Danny Green (4) during the second half of game six in the 2013 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kevin C. Cox\Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

I know Kenneth Faried is known as the “Manimal”, but the way LeBron James has been playing recently, he could give Faried a run for his “Manimal” title.

(Even if Faried does this on a nightly basis:)

Beyond the high-flying dunks, or the gravity-defying blocks (which Faried and LeBron have in common), LeBron has been playing at an outstanding all-around level throughout the playoffs, and particularly in the Eastern Conference Finals against a tough Indiana Pacers team (respect) and the NBA Finals, against the superb San Antonio Spurs.

For all you, Pacers and Spurs fans (or for anybody that likes Ali G).

There was a decline in Games 1-3 of the NBA Finals, which one can criticize LeBron for (which I did), but he’s redeemed himself in Games 4-6.

Speaking of blocks…

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