Essay Lebron James Best Player in World

1382 Words Mar 25th, 2013 6 Pages
Specific purpose: To persuade my audience about how LeBron James is the best basketball player in the world.

Central Idea: LeBron James is the best basketball player by his scoring ability, his athleticism, and his world-class defense.


Imagine you are in the stands of a Miami Heat game watching the greatest player of the game Lebron James play. One minute you see in chasing down a defender to block him. Then next you see him running a fast break down the court flying through the air. Are you thinking that could be MJ? The answer would be no, because according to Lebron he is not MJ he is LJ.
• Lebron James is considered the very best among many top players to ever play the game.
• For one Lebron James can score at
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• Which those stats right there are amazing because in NBA you are considered to be average at 15 efficiency rate and 20 is great, while 30 is considered amazing.
• For further proof on why Lebron’s scoring makes him the best is last game he played against the Kings the final score was 141 Heat to 129 Kings.
• Lebron James finished with 40 points, 16 assists, 2 steals, and 8 rebounds.
• The man is considered a walking triple double on the court according to Steve Kerr who was one of NBA’S top 3-point shooter.
• James broke the record for highest efficiency rating by having his over 32
• Furthermore Wilt Chamberlin who played in the 60’s, in which he was only seven footer at the time and owned the league, held the previous record.
• Leading to how the game has changed today where the defense is much better Lebron still can show he is the most amazing player out there.
• Also Lebron James broke Kobe Bryant’s record of achieving 20,000 points at 28, while Kobe who held the record at 29.
• This just proves he is the best by beating Kobe Bryant who is considered also as one of the best players of all time.

II. The defense side of Lebron is crucial to every players game because good defense leads to even better of offense. James has the defense side by the steals he gets or can get, and what he is known for being a chase down
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