LeBron James Can Use Training Camp To Forget Controversial NBA Offseason

September 29th, 2010 by Jesse Paguaga Leave a reply »
After an off-season circus that ended with LeBron James taking his talents to South Beach via "The Decision," training camp, and actual basketball, is upon us.

In his first practice as a member of the Miami Heat, James brought defensive energy to the court, according to coach Erik Spoelstra, and even had a war of words with Dwayne Wade over the final score of a drill.

"That's what we're trying to get from everybody, no possessions off, to have that mentality," Spoelstra said. "It was a good start."

An intense day at Heat camp, Miami players, including James, seemed to bring extra effort playing before a a crowd of reporters in their practice facility at the U.S Air Force Base in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. As Wade and James battled each other, sometimes even manning up on one another, all day, and the other players responded to their attitudes early.

"It is, and it was very intense from start to finish," Heat power forward Udonis Haslem said. "The intensity was high. No one was slacking. We got our work done. Everything was good."

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