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LeBron JamesNBAMakes Statement

Upset at finishing second

25 Apr, 2013

James expresses his displeasure at finishing second in the voting for the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year award:

It sucks. It definitely sucks, though, finishing second. Who wants to finish second?

James averaged 6.8 defensive rebounds, 1.7 steals, and 1 block per game for the season, but he says the most important aspect of his defensive ability is his versatility:

I guard everybody on the floor. I don’t know if it’s one player in NBA history that’s guarded 1 (point guards) through 5 (centers). It’s over with now, but it’s cool.

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