LeBron James, now 32 years of age and in his 15th year of NBA service, has been on an absolute tear. After a shaky start, he and the Cavs have managed to rattle off 13 straight wins, despite the fact that several key players have been out of the lineup with injuries.
In his 25 games played for the Cavs this season, James has turned in some of the best statistical figures of his career, averaging 28.2 points (fourth-highest in his career) on 58.7 percent shooting from the field (43 percent from beyond the arc), 8.6 assists, and 8.0 rebounds.
Though he’s playing exceptionally well, James says there is always room for improvement.
“For me personally, I don’t put a ceiling on how well I can continue to get better and better,” James told Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com. “That’s why I always say every summer if I can become a better player to help our team, I just don’t feel like I’ve reached my potential. As well as I’ve played in my career, I always feel there’s room for improvement. This is just another step in that direction.”
Cavs big man Kevin Love says James is shooting the ball extremely well. Kyle Korver echoed those sentiments earlier this season.
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“He’s shooting with a lot of confidence, not thinking about it.” Love said. “He’s really working on it in practice. He’s really, really shooting it well. Probably the best since I’ve been around him, day in and day out, that I’ve seen him shoot. I don’t see him slowing down.”
James and the Cavs will look to keep their momentum rolling on Friday night when they travel to Indiana for a matchup against the Pacers inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. EST with Fox Sports Ohio and Fox Sports Indiana having live broadcast coverage.