NBA Free Agency: A Tale of Two Cities From LeBron James’ Decision

July 6th, 2010 by Jesse Dorsey Leave a reply »
For the faithful of Cleveland, what is to come in the next few days could be the best of times, it could be the worst of times.

What the Cavalier fans are going through right now can only be described as an extra slo-mo version of what they have been suffering through since the last title for the city in 1964.

The free agency talk, which really started when New York began to dismantle its team two years ago, has created, at least in the back of every Cavs fan's mind, a familiar feeling.

When hearing about the possibility of LeBron fleeing Cleveland for Chicago, Miami, New Jersey, or New York, each Witness can't help but simultaneously remember Red Right 88, The Drive, The Fumble, The Shot, and Jose Mesa.

In the mind of the collective Clevelanders and Cavalier fans alike, they live in a city where all of these things happened and are still relevant.  For the Witnesses, if their king were to leave, it would be another thing on the long list of events that contributes to the belief that God hates Cleveland.

And if he does leave, it may just be true.

If LeBron leaves the shores of Lake Erie, you had better bel ...

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