If this isn’t the greatest quote from the 2016 Olympics so far, it certainly has to be in the Top 5. From the Washington Post:
Really, how long would it take LeBron James to become the best handball player in the world?
“Maybe six months,” U.S. national team Coach Javier Garcia-Cuesta said. “This is just a hypothetical. He has everything. When you see him playing, your mouth drops.”
My only question would be why six months? Why not … two months? Having watched maybe ninety seconds of handball so far, the rules seem fairly easy. LeBron has power and speed and I think he’d be able to dominate the sport very quickly.
He’s a decent athlete, right?
Because NBC is lame about You Tube videos, I can’t actually show you any Handball goals from the Olympics. But here are some sweet Handball goals from 2015: