LeBron James, The Other Side of The Argument: Why His Decision Was Okay

July 30th, 2010 by Ethan McVansen Leave a reply »
It's all been said and done, and LeBron James is going to play for the Miami Heat. Except people have been saying things for way to long about his decision. Here's my take:

It wasn't a bad decision.

A lot of people who don't like LeBron's decision are unhappy because of "The Decision." That's understandable. That was pretty stupid on James' part. But the decision itself may not have been so stupid for a number of reasons.

First of all, this completely takes LeBron out of the contest with MJ. We all know that. It affects his "legacy." However, maybe what LeBron wanted was a different legacy.

It's a bit much to be named the greatest player of all time. LeBron was doing all of the things to get him to that point in his career. However, if he didn't want that title, all the experts were saying it day in and day out on SportsCenter, if leaves, he won't be the greatest of all time.

LeBron, in the end, packed up and left Cleveland.

LeBron chose to be part of a team where he's a contributor, not even the main focus. That really says something about what he wants his legacy to be. If he wanted to be like Mike, and ...

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