LeBron James Has To Beat The Cleveland Cavaliers On Thursday

November 28th, 2010 by Jack Windham Leave a reply »
When a 9-8 team goes to play against a 7-9 team, it rarely has much interest from the entire country. It is also shocking to think that the game is a "must win" for both teams.

On Thursday night, LeBron James and the Miami Heat will travel to Ohio to play the Cleveland Cavaliers. It will be the first time that James has returned to play at the Quicken Loans Arena since bolting for south Florida via free agency this past summer.

Publicly, James will tell the world that there isn't any additional pressure to do well and win the game. The public relations people are already at work for him.

Privately, though, the 6'8" forward knows that he has to do very well in this game. He knows that he can't silence all of his critics, but he can muzzle a few.

James is in the unenviable position where will be criticized for everything that he does.

If the Heat lose the game against the Cavaliers, then that will make it rather easy for people to bash James. There's a lot of fans out there who aren't intelligent enough to realize that a big free agency decision cannot be based on one regular-season game.

If the Cavaliers win, th ...

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