The Los Angeles Lakers are likely to be without Anthony Davis as they visit the Phoenix Suns for Game 5 later today. This is a huge opportunity for LeBron James to have a legacy game, says sports analyst Skip Bayless.
“I believe that Michael Jordan is clearly and forever The GOAT, I don’t believe LeBron could do anything to change that,” he said on UNDISPUTED. “But I will give you this: tonight is a huge opportunity for him late in his career, year 18, to make a resounding statement that he has launched his team at Phoenix as a 5-point underdog without Anthony Davis against Chris Paul who is suddenly healthy and the 51 and 21 second seed Phoenix Suns.
“If he could pull this off tonight and it became a launching point for them to go back-to-back championships where people sat at the end of this playoff run and said ‘Wow, what LeBron accomplished in year 18 is just off the charts. No one’s ever done this in year 18.”