The Behind the Scenes Villain: LeBron James Fiasco Is Not His Fault

July 12th, 2010 by Christopher Kamrani Leave a reply »
When Chad Ochocinco is the voice of reason, it means something.

The oft-volatile Cincinnati Bengals receiver told The Dan Patrick Show : "I wouldn't really blame it on LeBron. I would blame it on the media. I would blame it on the outlets that allowed it to happen. If you weren't going to like it, then you don't watch it. It is what it is. LeBron did what was best for him."

It means the media, in all its self-indulged glory has failed its purpose and, in turn, became the root of the problem. 

ESPN, national columnists, and analysts reduced their roles in objectivity into pampered, wanna-be fortune tellers who simply guessed the wrong NBA metropolis. 

This is not about LeBron spurning and burning northeast Ohio and adding to its list of epic sports sorrow. It's not about the media-dubbed "King" heading to South Beach to form a three-headed superstar conglomerate under the microscope of The Hair (Pat Riley).

This is about something more underground and not all that tapped into, quite yet. Ever since James busted onto the scene in 2003 as a lanky 18-year-old that was appointed the savior of a league rank with mundan ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NBA
Article written by


Comments are closed.