LeBron James Decision 2010: Insecurity Could Fuel Miami Heat Choice

July 8th, 2010 by Brian Chappatta Leave a reply »
LeBron James and his so-called "inner circle" have done everything they possibly could to make the past few weeks about LeBron, culminating in a one-hour ESPN special called "The Decision."

Well, according to sources, James is leaning toward teaming with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami.

If he does, it will be because he is scared of the expectations and larger-than-life image he has placed upon himself. The way teams and cities have been begging for LeBron to come play for them, it is as if James will certainly bring a championship with him.

That's a bold statement considering he has yet to win a single title.

Yet it's the clear expectation placed upon LeBron, and he has no one to blame but himself. He is "The King," "The Chosen One," and is widely considered one of the top two basketball players in the world.

If James indeed joins Wade and Bosh in Miami and does manage to win multiple titles, there will always be an asterisk next to his name saying he joined forces with two other franchise players while in his prime because of his insecurity.

That's what it comes down to: the fear of failure. The fear ...

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