LeBron James is the New Brett Favre

May 14th, 2010 by Joe Mintzer Leave a reply »

No, LeBron is not leaving Cleveland to play quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings.

But LeBron James is going to do something that Brett Favre did for a while. He is going to dominate headlines and be on the first five minutes of SportsCenter every day. We are going to hear his name over and over and over again without any developments whatsoever. 

So until July 1, the day when LeBron will opt out of his contract, the speculation will be relentless. LeBron this, LeBron that. It won't stop. It will be just like last summer with Brett Favre. I thought I was going to kill myself if I heard one more thing about Favre. It was ludicrous. Nobody on Earth wants to hear that many rumors and that much speculation about one person.

Now I love Brett Favre, and I love LeBron James. The two are phenomenal athletes. I could watch highlights of them all day. Both have done some pretty spectacular things in their careers. However, everything seems to be a "development" for ...

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