LeBron James, ESPN to Televise “The Decision”: Obnoxious Summer Of Me Continues

July 7th, 2010 by Andrew Brining Leave a reply »
In some circles, this has already been a terrible summer for LeBron James.

Just typing that sentence will bring down the thunder because the Chosen One's most loyal followers will always love him unconditionally and be in the majority.

But not all of us keeping at least one eye on the National Basketball Association feel that way.

Many of us can only stomach so much ego and self-conceit before even the most superlative athletic abilities are not enough to merit admiration. They are only athletic abilities, after all.

King James should know this.

For many years, Kobe Bryant's considerable skill with the round ball was powerless to persuade a good chunk of NBA fans into his corner.

One of the best cagers to ever lace up high-tops repulsed people because he insisted on making a team game all about an individual and an unsympathetic one at that.

By contrast, LeBron's substantial self-infatuation was largely ignored because he shared the rock, made those around him better, said most of the right things, and still managed to put all his excellence on regular display.

Basically, the Cleveland ...

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