LeBron James showed no indication of slowing down anytime soon. At the age of 35, he led the Los Angeles Lakers to win the 17th NBA title. Though he is not winning MVP awards anymore, James has proved that he is still the best NBA player. At least, the people believe that. For that reason, he is reaping lots of benefits.
The most recent ratings for the player for NBA 2K21 have James on top of everyone else. At an overall score of 98, he is the highest-ranked player for NBA 2K21.
It is the seventh time James is earning an overall ninety-eight score after the NBA 2K franchise rating, having done so in 2007, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2019. For NBA 2K14, he topped at 99, and he has garnered 97 five times.
Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo is the second highest-ranked player at an overall score of 97 after he won his second direct MVP award in 2019-20. Following James and Antetokounmpo are Houston Rockets All-Star James Harden and Anthony Davis- James’ Lakers teammate all at 96.
Brooklyn’s Nets superstar Kevin Durant and guard Stephen Cury share the fourth highest-ranking at 95. Luka Doncic of Dallas Mavericks is at 94 overall, Jimmy Butler of Miami Heat at 93 overall, Kyrie Irving of Nets at 90 overall, and Jayson Tatum of Boston Celtics 90 overall. These are the only other players ranked in the 90s.
James LeBron averaged 7.8 rebounds in all sixty-seven regular-season games, 10.2 assists, and 25.3 points in every game. He was better in the playoffs with an average of 10.8 rebounds, 8.8 assists, and 27.6 points per game. In James’s second season with the Lakers, he won his fourth NBA Championship. He won everything with his home town team, Cleveland Cavaliers, in 2016 and with the Miami Heat in 2012 and 2013.
On December 30th, James turns 36, but he is not slowing down yet, as evident in the postseason. The hall of future fame still exists in his prime, and he has the best chances of matching six championship rings of Michael Jordan.