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LeBron: How many more years does he have?

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by Rocket River, Jun 12, 2018.

  1. Rocket River

    Rocket River Member
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    LeBron: How many more years does he have?

    I have said I think he has a 3 yr window.
    After that I think he will be a shell of his former self.
    Vince Carter comes to mind.

    I think in considering where he is going, he was to figure a place that can go to a championship NEXT YEAR
    He has ZERO time to build and create the opportunity
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    If he does not win in the next two years
    He will be looking like someone's tagalong IMO
    A contributor. . .maybe a major contributor .. but still a tagalong

    Rocket River
     
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    I'm fairly certain LeBron believes that no matter where he goes next year, he will be competing for a championship. While we as fans say he won't be able to compete in LA (even with a 2nd star), he probably doesn't agree with that. That arrogance comes with the territory of being the GOAT.
     
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  3. Rocket River

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    At this point he needs guarantees.
    IF he is taken out in the 1st or second round . .. his 'legacy' takes a worse hit
    ESP if it happens in the West

    IF he loses in the WEST in the 1st Round. . . . .. his legacy will not recover

    Rocket River
     
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    I think he has 2-3 at the level he currently is. Then another 3-4 of still being a good player. I think he retires at 40 and is still a somewhat productive player at that age.
     
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    I don't see him doing the Vince Carter thing
    At worse he will be the second banana

    When he becomes a third option . . .he will retire

    Rocket River
     
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    LeBron will keep playing as long as he stays a top 10-15 player making $25 million or more.

    It's going to be a while. At least 5 more years.
     
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    He keeps his body in shape an gets help from performance enhancing drugs. 5 years
     
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    3-5 years, baring serious injuries, you guys realize he'll be 34, this year. Most superstars start to decline around 30-33, while the better ones slow down towards 35-38.
     
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    From the looks of it, he'll probably have another 2 good seasons of being around a top 5 player. So I think it's likely he could still be performing at or close to an all-star level about 4 years from now.

    So all in all, if he stays injury free, dude could have another great 3-4 or so years ahead of him performing at a star level.

    Which, is absolutely insane, to think about a 38 year old performing at such a high level.
     
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    He wants to play with his son. So however long that takes.
     
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    5yrs with H-town.
    3yrs anywhere else.
    :cool:
     
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    Agree with those above: 2-3 years as still the best player (or at worst 2nd best) and then another 3 years as a top 10-15 player.

    But I mean, this guy has defied all the odds, doesn't get injured/miss game, so really who the hell knows? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    Said he wants to play with his son, who's currently 13, so another 5-6 years into his late 30s/40.

    Keep taking those magic pills. ;)
     
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    Shaq won 4. That last one could've been a tagalong, but no one ride him on that.
     
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    he will play until he's 45 and then join the tnt crew and talk nonsense before purchasing the cavs and become a control freak owner.
     
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    So long as he doesn't get caught taking his magic designer PEDs he has 4 more years playing at a high level. Has any in NBA history ever played as many games/ minutes in 15 seasons?
     
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    Let’s just say - if he doesn’t come to Houston he won’t win another ring
     
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    He'll be the best player in the league until a major injury.

    He spends $1mil+ on his body every year, with the addition of him being the most mutated freak of an athlete in human history.

    LeBron will set a new bar on what the term "GOAT" means. He'll be 38 and still a Top 8 talent.
     
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    Even if he got caught the NBA is as corrupt as they come...they would hide it. Not a doubt in my mind.
     
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    No way. He HAS to be tops in minutes and games
     
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