For the Good of the NBA, It’s Time to Let LeBron James Play Basketball

October 23rd, 2010 by Charlie Scaturro Leave a reply »
First things first, this article is not directed toward Cavaliers fans, who pretty much have the right to feel however they want about the way the LeBron situation played out.

As for everyone else, the time has come to lie to rest this animosity towards LeBron James for joining the Miami Heat and leaving the city of Cleveland. 

Yes, it was an entertaining way to get through the dull dog days of summer when the only sport worth watching was baseball.  “The Decision” gave us something to talk about and stirred up strong emotions in even the most casual of sports fans. 

But with the first games of the NBA regular season just a few days away, we need to move on.

The continuing animosity towards LeBron James, which has spanned over weeks and months is not only childish, it is also self-serving. 

Like everyone else, I watched “the Decision” in horror as I sat there trying to figure out why LeBron chose to rip Cleveland’s heart out on national television when a simple press release would have sufficed.

He absolutely went about this the wrong way and there’s simpl ...

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