LeBron James Seemingly Doesn’t Want Cleveland to Host NBA All-Star Game in 2018

December 2nd, 2014 by Adam Fromal Leave a reply »

The All-Star Game tends to be a crazy week for all NBA superstars who gain entry, but it's a particularly frantic time for anyone playing host. Surely, that would be doubly—maybe even triply—true if the league's best player was the one helping run the show for his hometown squad.

Cleveland is one of the cities making a case for the 2018 All-Star bid, but LeBron James doesn't seem so sure he wants to deal with all the responsibility that would come with such a selection.

"It would be too much for me," the four-time MVP told ESPN.com's Dave McMenamin after a Tuesday afternoon shootaround. "It would be too much for me. I think it would be great for us to host it, but hopefully I'm no good in that year if we get it. I don't want it. My family, friends—I don't want it. Too much."

It's worth noting, as McMenamin does, "the Cavaliers claimed later Tuesday that James was joking," and while some have interpreted it that way, let's take these remarks at face value.

Being James already has to be exhausting.

Not only is he tasked with putting together some incredible performances ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NBA
Article written by


Comments are closed.