LeBron James: Cleveland Shows Its Creativity With Its Top Five LBJ Disses

August 5th, 2010 by Bob Evans Leave a reply »
When an athlete brings a city's basketball team back to relevance, his departure is sure to bring out the worst in his fans. When a "hometown" athlete nationally denounces his commitment to a franchise and city on a one-hour special on ESPN: he becomes Public Enemy No. 1. This has become the fate of the man formally nicknamed "The Chosen One." LeBron James has devastated a city that has been torn apart in the past. Not only has Cleveland not tasted a professional championship since 1964, but they have had one of the proudest, more storied NFL franchises ripped from their hearts by the former Public Enemy No. 1: Art Modell. Mix in the Cleveland Indians coming up short numerous times, Michael Jordan breaking the Cavaliers' hearts with "The Shot," and John Elway killing Browns' fans with "The Drive." Let's just say sports fans in the city of Cleveland were getting ready to erupt. Led by the crazy drunks in the streets, the city of Cleveland began its national onslaught of LeBron James and his image the minute he announced his "decision" on national television. Dan Gilbert fired his first shots with "The Letter" and the fans have not quit yet. It's good that fans have their ...

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