Why do you hate him?
It’s because he wants to win. Like I would. Like you would. Like anyone would.
Tell me you want to be average and not great.
The chosen one made “The Decision” to take his talents to a team that went off nearly as a pick ’em to win the NBA Finals last July. The amount of hype surrounding the 2010-11 model of the “Big Three” can only be rivaled by the release of “Super 8.”
LeBron James changed more than just his uniform number when he took his talents to South Beach. Perception of the King changed in the move. People suddenly turned against him. Wouldn’t you want to leave Cleveland?
“I loved him when he was in Cleveland, but he turned his back on that city,” a Twitter follower told me. “And now karma’s coming back to him.”
Flash forward to the present. James and his Heat find themselves in the middle of a furnace.The Dallas Mavericks lead the NBA Finals three games to two and are on the precipice of a visit with Larry O’Brien’s trophy. If the Mavs want to walk away with the trophy, they’ll have to beat James in his summer home of Miami on either Sunday or Tuesday night.
I don’t see it happening.
Even though James and I finished with the same level of clutch in Game Five, LeBron did tally a triple-double in a NBA Finals game. That’s not exactly terrible. It’s not over.
Sometimes life gives you a sixth chance.
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