People put a lot of time and effort into publicly embarrassing LeBron James. When you’re one of the best basketball players in the world and tend to come across as somewhat smug, that will happen. Whether it’s LeBron getting dunked on or dunking on a little kid, people always say he is doing something wrong. We all know he has a tendency to choke in the fourth quarter of big games, but he has to deal with dollar stores who won’t let him live it down.
Today, however, is a rare day. Like Kobe Bryant has done before us, we’re here to defend LeBron James for being afraid of the high dive. Check out the LeBron James high dive video, courtesy of CBSSports.com’s Eye on Basketball blog:
Honestly, I would probably have someone else do it before I did too. I know you’re only jumping into a pool and it’s relatively safe, but that can look intimidating for anyone. Plus, you know, he kind of has something to lose if he gets injured. Wouldn’t want to call it a career before winning a ring.Google+