Toughest Hurdle Still Ahead for LeBron, Fellow Miami Stars?

December 3rd, 2010 by Cavid Durtis Leave a reply »
Is the worst over?

LeBron James was supposed to be in fear for his safety when he led his new team into his old, angry city Thursday night.

Now that he has gone back home again and responded with his best game of this notorious season, he can say with confidence that the role of villain isn't so bad.

He has nothing left to fear. What could be worse than subjecting oneself to tens of thousands of newly sworn enemies?

Whenever times are hard, James can look back on this night and remember the 38 points he scored in three quarters, and how he turned the owner, team and all its fans into his victims.

Ever since last summer, when he instantly transformed himself from Michael Jordan's heir to a far more divisive and controversial star than Jordan has ever been. James has appeared to be coming to grips with his new public character.

He has appeared uncertain of how to play alongside Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, and how to joust constructively with coach Erik Spoelstra.

One night doesn't fix everything, but it has to reduce anxiety.

He looks more and more like someone who cares less and less abou ...

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