LeBron James: Pride Was Not LeBron’s Downfall—It Was The Lack Thereof

August 6th, 2010 by David Weiss Leave a reply »
Let's all cut the crap and admit that no one really cares that LeBron James held a one hour special on ESPN to announce his decision.

The guy is a celebrity, and the mystique of celebrity lives on the exaggerated spotlight that the world supplies it with. So don't tell me that people are going to start screaming "HUBRIS" to a guy that they have all been calling "The King" since the moment he first stepped foot into the NBA.

LeBron is now the most hated athlete in sports because he broke the rules. What rules exactly? Well, the rules of delusion embedded in anything that is loved.

Sports appeals to every man because, deep down inside, everyone wants to be great. Extraordinary. The MAN.

Well, wake up and smell the Folgers! Greatness is a product of a group effort, while society continues to believe that it is still a singular cause.

In recent weeks, we have heard Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson state that they would never voluntarily play with other great players. Rather, they would prefer to be the undisputed alpha.

So, Scottie Pippen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and James Worthy weren't great also?

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