Reggie Evans not impressed with LeBron or his ring

1/30/13 in NBA   |   Matthew_Shovlin   |   735 respect

Blog Photo - Reggie Evans not impressed with LeBron or his ringLeBron James silenced many of his critics last year when he finally put together a complete postseason of excellent basketball on his way to earning an elusive championship ring. LeBron was named Finals MVP and carried his team through tough times leading up to their championship series with the Thunder.

Brooklyn Nets' power forward Reggie Evans, however, still isn't impressed with the efforts of LeBron or the Heat. "It doesn't prove nothing," Evans said of his team's opportunity to get a statement win over the Heat. "That was a lockout season."

Evans didn't stop there. Not only did he scoff at the Heat's championship season, but he also shrugged off the idea of LeBron being unguardable. "Our team is defending the Miami Heat," Evans said. "If our team has to defend one person, LeBron isn't going to score nothing." So far, I guess Evans seems to be making sense. The Nets will obviously play team defense against the Heat, who boast three legitimate superstars in LeBron, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh. If they had five guys locked onto LeBron the whole game, I'm sure he would "score nothing."

But Evans went on...

"LeBron is no different from Joe Johnson or Andray Blatche (Evans' teammates). No different." Okay, here's where he's getting a little out of control. LeBron James is no different than Andray Blatche? 26 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists every night isn't any different than ten points, six rebounds, and one assist?
Blog Photo - Reggie Evans not impressed with LeBron or his ring
I'm not quite sure what Evans is getting at by trying to put LeBron on an even playing field with Blatche. Perhaps he's attempting to get in the head of the notoriously feeble minded superstar.

LeBron has won his last 16 games against the Nets, including the two times he's faced them this season. He's scored 20+ points in his past 19 games against them. I like to bash LeBron as much as the next bitter Knicks fan, but I don't think I'd be talking trash when he has those kind of numbers on my team.

It will be interesting to see how LeBron responds on the court Wednesday night, when he'll face off against Evans and the Nets. Will he shut up the loudmouthed role player? Fortunately, we can all see what happens on ESPN at 8:00 tonight (Wednesday). The Heat will be in Brooklyn, where the Nets have won eight straight games.
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