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Lessons learned in losing for LeBron

King James is finally showing some signs of humility and a willingness to get better

Originally Published: June 15, 2011
By Michael Wilbon | ESPN.com

Maybe the losing is exactly what LeBron James needs, to make him work harder in the summer months, to be better in the most difficult moments of the playoffs, to soften the edges on a public persona that is keeping him from being viewed sympathetically, which he surely wants.

Despite appearing to enjoy the role of the villain, LeBron is anything but. If he was, he wouldn't have cared that folks thought he was dismissive of the common man Sunday night after losing Game 6. He wouldn't ...

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