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Cleveland has an answer for LeBron's question

Posted on: November 5, 2010 12:41 pm
Posted by Matt Moore

"What Should I Do?"

That's the question that's being asked every single night on every single commercial break in the NBA. It's relentless, it's constant, and while the early applause was deafening, the predictable backlash has begun. But nowhere, naturally, is it as fierce as in Cleveland.

Exhibit A.

If zings were weapons, that would be an atomic bomb.

Cleveland's got a great point on all those issues. I think the Game 5 question is one that will demand study for years, in chapters of books on LeBron and the current NBA age, but other than that, they're pretty on point. Well, besides James not having a legacy, because he does, because he's a basketball player on the professional level and very good at it. Thsoe guys tend to transcend, despite screwing over a Midwestern town.

The crux of this article brings up the best philosophical question about James' actions. Everyone, everyone, everyone agrees that the worst part of what James did wrong was "The Decision" and how he did it. ("Thanks.") But the question is if Cleveland really truly is just angry about that aspect and wouldn't have found something else to rage on if he'd notified them in good conscience. Is "The Decision" just the scapegoat for Cleveland's significant anguish over their sports teams and the loss of an icon? Or is it genuinely the beating heart of the rage that continues to spill from the Lake and which is going to make the Heat and Cavs' first meeting an outright riot zone, despite the presence of increased security?

We're never going to get an answer to that question, but the cause is insignificant. The reality is this. Cleveland has every right to hate LeBron James, and they are exercising that right to their fullest ability.

We're officially less than a month away from Heat at Cavaliers on December 2nd.

Since: Sep 22, 2006
Posted on: November 6, 2010 3:15 am

Cleveland has an answer for LeBron's question

You hate OH cuz you're from MI.....which is also why you are simply a hater  !  Move on jackass !!!!!

Since: Sep 22, 2006
Posted on: November 6, 2010 3:11 am

Cleveland has an answer for LeBron's question

You truly are a person of stupidity.....Cleveland has waited long enough.  Jack wagons like Lebron are not welcome if they dont want to stay.You and he are dumb asses!

Since: Sep 22, 2006
Posted on: November 6, 2010 3:08 am

Cleveland has an answer for LeBron's question

Simply put, you are stupid !

Since: Jan 2, 2010
Posted on: November 6, 2010 2:12 am

Cleveland has an answer for LeBron's question

Just remember, LeBitch and his team are under the microscope right now, with every loss on the NBA page, or main page, or both.  The pressure is on, and public opinion is basically against him.  You just have to wonder if he hates the hate or if one screw up for Miami will have him thinking, and if the Miami offseason begins this year the same way Cleveland's did last year, will he second guess his "decision?" The question is:  what is Lebron James really thinking? He's a liar and an egomaniac, but does he, or will he have doubts about this team, a.w.a. leaving Cleveland? Btw, Cleveland fans need not get violent, and if they do, then they have no right to talk anymore.  I've lived in this area all my life and I've began questioning how much class Cleveland fans have in the last few years.  Cleveland, don't fail me now!

Since: Nov 5, 2010
Posted on: November 5, 2010 11:22 pm

Cleveland has an answer for LeBron's question

Leave the boy alone.  He has the right to choose any team he wants.  I am waiting  to watch the game between Cleveland and Miami.  You have to show that the destiny of Cleveland does not depend of only one person.  Stop crying people of cleveland.
Life is full of surprise.  You don't care when you trade players, Mr X just let go the frustration.

Since: Feb 17, 2008
Posted on: November 5, 2010 11:02 pm

Cleveland has an answer for LeBron's question

Sorry agrie, you're the one who's clueless...when Lebron only signed a 3 year deal after his rookie contract, he's the one that screwed any chance the Cavs had to sign a great free agent. No other player would come to Cleveland and sign at 5 year contract without a guarantee that Lebron wasn't going to be there after 3 years (like Trevor Ariza). So the cavs were down to signing middle of the road talent and has beens to try to fill out the roster. Meanwhile Lebron just bided his time until the end of his three years. Can't just blame management. Look at the Heat last year, they sucked because of the same reason. No one would come to Miami because they didn't know if Wade would be there and same with Toronto. Check the facts, don't just spew anti cleveland garbage.

Since: Jul 31, 2008
Posted on: November 5, 2010 9:55 pm

Cleveland has an answer for LeBron's question

arrogant prick...he still doesnt get wasnt about leaving cleveland as much as about how he did it..."THE DECISION"...are you f'n kidding me!?

Since: Mar 3, 2008
Posted on: November 5, 2010 9:26 pm

Cleveland has an answer for LeBron's question

Cleveland has an answer for LeBron's question

Sorry to disappoint all the brokenhearted fans in Cleveland.  But LeBron didn't jump ship to Miami because he's a quitter.  He left because he wants to win championships (with an S).  He felt that upper management wasn't making the moves to meet his (and Clevland's) goals. 

The Cavs best shot was in 2008-2009 (2 years ago for those who lack math skills).  They had the best regular season record, yet failed to even win their conference.  Instead of making moves to push them upward last year.  They go out and sign for an aging lump (Shaq) waaaaaaaaaaaaayyyy past his prime (his Social Security # is 37, he's so old....nice move). Who wouldn't want to stay in a winning situation like that (Ack).

Sorry Ohio.  LeBron isn't a quitter.  He just wants to do something he will never do in Cleveland.  Win a championship...and dance to Queen's "We Are The Champions".  Get over it.  Don't hold hate for 20-30 years, and don't pin your hopes on one athlete....try building a team.



Since: Sep 29, 2006
Posted on: November 5, 2010 5:16 pm

Cleveland has an answer for LeBron's question

C-town fans never liked LeBron. They just liked his doggie style! LOL!! By the way, his commercial was great!!

Since: May 24, 2007
Posted on: November 5, 2010 5:00 pm

Cleveland has an answer for LeBron's question

man lebron's bs commercial pisses the hell out of me.  You know what you should do?  Apologize for being a jackass on national TV to a town that loved you and then shut the hell up and play, holy crap.  Enough of the LeBronMediaMonster.

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