Sports LeBron has 'zero level of concern' following Game 1 blowout

15:07  14 may  2018
15:07  14 may  2018 Source:   thescore.com

1 stat backs up why LeBron James has ‘zero level of concern’ about losing Game 1

  1 stat backs up why LeBron James has ‘zero level of concern’ about losing Game 1 Of course LeBron isn't worried.LeBron James is not worried, he's been here before. pic.twitter.

LeBron James had seven turnovers in a Game 1 blowout on Sunday in Boston.CreditMaddie Meyer/Getty Images. Game 2 is Tuesday night. “I have zero level of concern at this stage,” said James, who was 5 for 16 from the floor and missed all five 3-point attempts.

Follow FOX Sports. Facebook. Instagram. So I have concern because the only goal for LeBron in Cleveland, it's not a seed in the Eastern Conference, you know it's not one , two, or three. Isaiah Thomas was zero of 10 to start the game last night.

LeBron James couldn't have performed much worse than he did in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 25-point Game 1 loss to the Boston Celtics. He missed more than his fair share of shots, turned the rock over a great deal, and was a team-worst minus-32 when on the floor.

As ugly as his Sunday afternoon was, James has experienced this before, and won't allow himself to get rattled with so much basketball yet to be played.

"I have zero level of concern at this stage," said James, according to Sports Illustrated's Ben Golliver. "I didn't go to college, so it's not March Madness. You get better throughout the series, and see ways you can get better throughout the series.

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Another blowout loss on a nationally televised game Saturday night had LeBron James and the Cavaliers questioning the team's effort level and pointing to trust issues within the locker room. Follow on Twitter.

In other words, despite the record, can one build a case that LeBron actually has been more accomplished, on an individual level , than MJ in the Finals? The majority of LeBron 's stats over the last 3 games were padded in blowout situations (being down 15+).

"I've been down 0-1, I've been down 0-2. I've been down before in the postseason. For me, there's no real level of concern no matter how bad I played tonight with seven turnovers, how inefficient I was shooting the ball. I'm just as confident going into a series no matter if it's a 0-0 series or I'm down 0-1. We have another opportunity to be better as a ballclub. Come in Tuesday night and we'll see what happens."

James played 36 minutes at TD Garden on Sunday, scoring 15 points on 5-of-16 shooting while missing all five of his 3-point attempts. He also notched nine assists, six rebounds, and two rejections, and was responsible for seven of Cleveland's nine turnovers.

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Play it in a sold- out arena. Right now, the Cavs will win whenever, wherever. Following a 10-day layoff between Tonight, Kevin was huge for us. When LeBron ’s playing at this level , other "Kev, Double-T, they were phenomenal.” Stevens had several concerns coming into the game : Cleveland’s

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- LeBron James stood in front of his locker following the Cavaliers' latest embarrassing loss, peppered with questions Cleveland has lost 12 of its last 18 games and has yet to beat a top-five Western Conference team this season, getting clubbed by an average of 16.7 points.

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The 25-point deficit stands as the second-biggest loss by a LeBron-led team in a Game 1. In the 2006 Eastern Conference semifinals, Cleveland fell 113-86 to the Detroit Pistons.

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LeBron: I never stopped trusting my teammates .
The Cleveland Cavaliers completed the sweep of the top-seeded Toronto Raptors on Monday to move on to their fourth straight Eastern Conference final thanks to more heroics from LeBron James. However, James received a lot more help from teammates in Round 2 after shouldering the load against the Indiana Pacers in the first round. His teammates were mocked as the worst the four-time MVP has ever had, with "Saturday Night Live" chiming in with a skit humorously named "The Other Cavaliers."© Jason Miller / Getty Images Sport / Getty"It's all action to me," James said, per ESPN's Dave McMenamin. "I don't get caught up in that.

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