LeBron James Did the Right Thing

July 17th, 2010 by BJ West Leave a reply »
The final buzzer sounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers are the NBA champions!

LeBron James, who was born and raised in this very city has been able to deliver the first sporting championship to Cleveland since 1964!

LeBron raises the championship trophy high into the air for the Cleveland fans to admire. This was a fairytale that had come to life, that's how it was all meant to happen, wasn't it?

In the real world, the above will never happen (now). What has happened now is that LeBron James has signed on to play with two of his best friends who happen to be perennial All-Stars, in Miami.

I don't know too many NBA players past or present who were born/raised or played college in a city where they also made it their home for their professional career.

By the time LeBron was drafted, he had to fix up the mess that Cleveland had done the season before, a 17-win season. How is an 18-year-old kid meant to do that?

Well, he was branded The Chosen One, King James, etc., by the media. ESPN, Sports Illustrated put this kid's face everywhere claiming that he was the greatest high school player of all time.

So, w ...

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