LeBron James: Supreme Confidence Or Straddling The Line Of Arrogance?

March 26th, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
When LeBron James refused to shake friend and fellow Olympian's Dwight Howard's hand after the Cleveland Cavaliers' loss in the 2009 Eastern Conference Finals, many observers chalked it up to the pain of his defeat.

Even though one of the first things taught when competing in sporting events is the value of sportsmanship and the ability to accept defeat gracefully, "King James" was nonetheless given a pass for his indiscretion.

In what will forever be known as Nike-Gate, James once again exhibited poor judgement when he allegedly directed Nike officials to confiscate a video of him being dunked on by Xavier's Jordan Crawford.

James has never admitted he gave orders for the tape to be taken, and the perpetrator of that incident remains in doubt, but James could have cleared the whole issue up by denying the decision was made based on his prerogative.

He failed to do this and now the moment will forever be etched in infamy, and the ironic thing is, the dunk was never anything to be worried about anyway.

Anyone who viewed said tape would instantly realize James was just caught in a slow defensive rotation, there was nothing ...

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