Much has been made of LeBron James’ inability to win a championship.
Of course, people on the other side will point to the fact that Michael Jordan didn’t win his first title until his age-27 season, and that LeBron just happens to be 27 this season. And if we look at just playoff games won, we see that LeBron has had quite a bit more success.
Prior to his first championship, Jordan had won just 24 playoff games*. LeBron had 56 career playoff victories prior to this season. At the other end of the spectrum, Kobe Bryant had 76 playoff wins prior to turning 27…
* Prior to the 2002-03 season, the first round was best-of-five…Data via Basketball-Reference.com.
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