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Just a week or so ago, a lot of the sports media talking heads were putting the Heat on ice and had Coach Spoelstra shipped off to Siberia. What a difference a week makes, or at least 5 games.
The Heat have won their last 5 games and are seemingly on a roll. They are now 5th in the Eastern Conference and have a record of 14 and 8. They are 4 and 1 in their division. Over their last 10 games they are 6 and 4. It all sounds like things are moving in the right direction, but in reality the team still has flaws.
Let's look at who they have played the last few games - They won... (more)
The NBA season is set to kick off tonight with two games on TNT. While I look forward to seeing the new look Heat and defending champion Lakers in their respective match ups, what I am not looking forward to is the new LeBron James Nike commercial that will surely be shown ad nauseum.
The commercial is nothing but another ploy for James to get sympathy and help is image. Nike marketing at its finest. During the 1:30 spot, James repeatedly asks "what should I do?" It's supposed to be a response to all the critics and boils down to LeBron essentially saying he is his own man and makes... (more)
...for a super star in decades) flopped because he didn't address the emotional impact of his leaving. It was clear James didn't care about the how the fans would feel.
What you experienced is the pure raw emotion of a region that was just made to feel less than they are. This is the state where people bleed for their teams. The do expect loyalty. They do expect that 120 million dollars should be enough to keep a home grown tallent home.
LeBron James can go win 10 rings someplace else. It will never be as special as if he had one just ONE ring in MY hometown of Cleveland.(more)
...a two-week trip to Akron, Ohio, where LeBron-hating is still gaining momentum for his "defection" to Miami.
Our tickets to the watch the Akron Aeros, a double A ball club of the Cleveland Indians, happened on "Ship out LeBron night." Guests were encouraged to bring in any piece of LeBron James apparel and exchange it for a free ticket. A sign said, "All donated items will be donated to the Canal Union District of the United Methodist Church to be taken on a mission trip far from northeast Ohio."
Sports Illustrated reported it only took three hours for Cleveland's Great... (more)
They say nothing lasts forever. With that in mind, maybe Cavs fans, let alone the rest of the NBA should've seen this coming.
LeBron James' decision to not resign with his hometown Cavaliers and to join All-Stars Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami for the 2010-11 season was expected after rumors swirled about James flying down to Miami to meet with Heat president Pat Riley before Thursday night's 1-hour ESPN special "The Decision." James posted on his @kingjames Twitter account "The Road to History begins now." shortly after he landed in South Beach last night.
As one end of... (more)
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