Miami Heat: How Following LeBron James Has Become a Full-Blown Circus

December 3rd, 2010 by Jarrod Argobright Leave a reply »
Last night, the Miami Heat invaded Quickens Loans Arena and handed the Cleveland Cavaliers their worst loss of the season, 118-90.

However, at the end of the night, the beatdown that the Heat gave the Cavs would be a mere footnote in the eyes of the mainstream media, who were more intent on following another story: the return of the most hated man in Cleveland.  No, we're not talking about Art Modell, although he probably still ranks among the top two most hated men in the city. We're talking about Akron's number one son, LeBron James.

The fans in Cleveland were implored to take the high road when welcoming back their very own version of Benedict Arnold.  It's just too bad the media couldn't do the same.

Ever since that fateful day in July when LeBron announced to the world he was "taking his talents to South Beach," the media has placed an even bigger microscope on the individual dubbed "the chosen one."  ESPN had immediately placed Miami among the favorites to make it to the NBA finals.  There was even talk in the preseason that the Heat could challenge the Chicago Bulls record of 72 wins in a season. 


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