#1 LeBron James
Josh Cohen’s Analysis: We once criticized LeBron incessantly for not being clutch, for choosing not to remain loyal to his hometown supporters and for deciding to unite with fellow All-Stars rather than be the undisputed leader of a franchise.
Winning sure erases denigration, doesn’t it?
Barring an unforeseen setback, James, who has delivered back-to-back sensational playoff performances resulting in a pair of championship titles, is at the center of his prime. His only concern is the health of his comrades, particularly Dwyane Wade who continues to be troubled with knee problems.