LeBron Shames: Three Things Learned From ‘The Decision’

July 9th, 2010 by Dan Israeli Leave a reply »
So... what is there to say at this point?

After getting home late tonight, I scrolled down a long list of status updates that could double as a LeBron James death wish petition. People are calling for his head. And before taking all the hate in, I planned on doing the same.

And then, I decided not to. It seems pointless to wish ill on someone simply for making a decision as definitive and personal as choosing where they are going to play basketball for a living. Having said that, there's a lot to make out of this mess; a lot of ideas floating in my mind.

Here are three.

1. Going to Miami, on top of everything else, was a cop-out by LeBron.

This simply can't be argued. LeBron entered the league determined to build a legacy, which in sports, is primarily built on championships. And while he hasn't done so yet, he's clearly been on the cusp, leading the Cavs to a Finals berth at just 22-years-old, and coming awfully close again in 2009.

Throw in all the other successful playoff runs Cleveland has had, and there is no reason one should argue LeBron's ability to one day win it all—with just a little more help. Say, ...

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