LeBron James will be entering his 20th NBA season, but he still feels like he has more to prove. He can make up for the team’s poor 2022 performance this season and also exceed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s record for most points scored in NBA history.
LeBron is definitely serious right now, as evidenced by his most recent Instagram post. LeBron shared images of himself working out while quoting former president Theodore Roosevelt and his well-known “Man In The Arena” speech.
This speech is genuinely legendary, and it expresses how LeBron is feeling heading into his final season. “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.” he quoted in the caption.
“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.” – Theodore Roosevelt “The Man In The Arena”
Although LeBron and the Lakers will face an uphill battle this season, it is apparent that they will have the absolute best version of their leader thanks to LeBron’s current mindset. Stay tuned to Thirsty to get the latest updates.
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