The NBA has become a league driven by star players.
We have seen many different players emerge over the years, but one man has been here the longest.
That is Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James.
James has spent the last 20 years in the NBA, and he has faced many different players over that time.
You would think due to his elite play for so long that opponents are afraid to face him.
But, James’ former Miami Heat teammate Mario Chalmers said that is not the case.
In an interview with Playmaker, Chalmers said that no opponents fear LeBron.
"Nobody fears Bron"
LeBron’s former teammate Mario Chalmers says NBA players aren’t scared to face Bron 😳
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 20, 2023
This may come as a surprise to many because James has arguably been the best player in the league since he joined.
Many players now must see LeBron as someone that is beatable.
probably because he's at the end of his career but they weren't saying that 5 years ago
— michael moore (@moore5288) March 20, 2023
Despite his career full of accolades, many different teams have been able to beat him in the NBA Finals.
James has a Finals record of 4-6, and most of those losses have come in the last decade.
Also, the different era that LeBron is playing in might lead to some of the players not being scared.
No one is scared of anyone these days. Different era.
— Just_aGuy (@JustKJ_OK) March 20, 2023
Now as James has gotten older, injuries have derailed many of his seasons.
This year the Lakers are struggling to get into the playoffs, and James has missed plenty of games.
no player should be afraid to face any other player, otherwise why play in the NBA or a sport at all. Lebron is great but he is still another player just like everyone one.
— Al3azim (@sjlebman) March 20, 2023
For the most part, it seems as if his chances of winning another title are slim.
You feared Jordan because you know there is a strong chance your going to get embarrassed
— Rod J Davis (@CEORJD) March 20, 2023
James may never be feared like players feared Michael Jordan, but that is due more to his style of play and personality.NEXT: NBA Insider Names A Potential Return Date For Ja Morant