LeBron James Reportedly Unfollowed Cavs on Twitter to Prepare for 2016 Playoffs

March 22nd, 2016 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James reportedly unfollowed the team's official Twitter account Monday as part of his preparations for the postseason, a period he calls "Zero Dark 23." 

Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com reported James wanted to reduce some of the "noise" on his Twitter feed and recently stopped following 14 accounts, including the Cavs. Vardon doesn't believe there's any reason for the front office to be alarmed by the move.

The situation created quite a stir Monday to the point where James got asked about it after the team's 124-91 victory over the Denver Nuggets. He didn't answer the question related to the social-media maneuver and ended the media scrum a short time later, as Barstool Sports relayed from Cavs TV:

James' longtime friend and former Miami Heat teammate Dwyane Wade commented on the situation, which seemingly has gotten blown out of proportion:

That said, it's also easy to understand why Cavs fans might be on edge. James' contract carries a player option for next season, meaning he could opt out and hit the free-agent market, per Spotrac.
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