Everyone Is Talking LeBron James and Delonte West, But Guess Who’s Not?

May 19th, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
I recently wrote an article that made light of the rumor circulating which concerns LeBron James, Delonte West, and James' mother Gloria, and I was promptly criticized for taking an advantage of an unsubstantiated rumor.

Although I tried to explain my intentions were based in humor alone, I can definitely understand the sentiment when considering the fine line between honest journalism and attempts to generate reads.

Bleacher Report may be one of the best fan-based media outlets on the Internet, but there are writers within the site who have no qualms with substituting quality journalism for an abundance of "hits".

I understand Bleacher Report's need for those types of articles because the site is a business, and those types of articles do generate the most money, but a degree of caution should be considered.

The James and West fiasco is definitely one of those moments, and what makes this situation all the more perplexing is the amount of actual news that is currently circulating around the NBA.

The Boston Celtics have taken a commanding 2-0 lead in their series with the Orlando Magic; the NBA draft lottery was ...

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