LeBron James’ Legacy: Why Miami Doesn’t Add Up

July 15th, 2010 by David Nethers Leave a reply »
Outside the Boys and Girls Club in Greenwich, well after the crowd had left, two young baseball players beamed as they walked through the parking lot—mostly populated by television crews and live trucks. 

Like hundreds of others, they went to the club that night hoping to get at least a passing glimpse of LeBron James. Instead, fate brought them face-to-face with the reigning NBA MVP.

One of them admitted being a fan of the New York Knicks, another a fan of the New Jersey Nets. Earlier that night both hoped to land King James on their team's roster.

Neither got their wish, yet neither was disappointed as they talked of their chance meeting, the autographs, and their opportunity to ask Lebron away from the lights and cameras of network television why he chose a team other than theirs. 

It was, they said, because of his legacy.

If LeBron James' career ended today, he would already have accomplished a great amount.

At 25 years old, he has won olympic gold,  became the youngest person to score 10,000 points in his career, the youngest to score 15,000 regu ...

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