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Heat Stroke: LeBron James picks OSU to win NCAAs

Posted on: March 15, 2011 6:21 pm
Edited on: March 15, 2011 6:32 pm
 
Miami Heat forward LeBron James picks The Ohio State University to win the NCAA tournament. Posted by Ben Golliver. lebron-james

File this one under "Duh." Miami Heat forward LeBron James, who hails from Ohio, believes that the Ohio State Buckeyes will win the 2011 NCAA tournament, according to the Associated Press.
"We've got the No. 1 overall seed in the whole thing," James said. "So I'm looking forward to it."
James is a long-time, ardent supporter of the Buckeyes, so much so that the school's Nike jerseys bear James' logo.

The Buckeyes are led by freshman big man Jared Sullinger - a sure-fire lottery pick should he decide to turn pro - and they kick off tournament play on Friday against the winner of a play-in game between University of Texas-San Antonio and Alabama State. 

Ironically, as the No. 1 seed in the East region, the Buckeyes will play their first two games in Cleveland, the city that James abandoned last summer when he decided not to re-sign with the Cavaliers so that he could take his talent to South Beach and team up with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh

James has maintained that his decision was not meant as a slight on the people of Ohio, and his public support of the Buckeyes could be seen as a smart, honest attempt to repair a bridge that he napalmed. Whether years of continued support for Ohio State will help him regain fans in the Buckeye State remains an open question, but even the most solidly anti-LeBron faction can't begrudge him his right to cheer for his childhood team. With that said, should the Buckeyes crash and burn under the weight of great expectations, just like James' Heat, the line of haters will rightfully be a mile long. That's just life at the top.
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Since: Nov 24, 2009
Posted on: March 17, 2011 8:03 pm
 

Heat Stroke: LeBron James picks OSU to win NCAAs

Not good..This guy hasnt made ONE good decision in hois career.



Since: Aug 7, 2008
Posted on: March 16, 2011 7:26 pm
 

Heat Stroke: LeBron James picks OSU to win NCAAs

Why doesn't Lebron pick his college team to win it all. Oh that's right. The guy never went to college. He just wasn't good enough. Could you imagine how many NCAA tournaments his college team would have won with him being "The Man"? I am guessing at least 3 maybe 4....according to him. But as with the Heat...all the talent in the world does not make up for lack of team chemistry and a great supporting cast. The Big Three in Miami might be the most talented threesome in the NBA, but the rest of the team leaves alot to be desired.



Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: March 16, 2011 6:36 pm
 

Heat Stroke: LeBron James picks OSU to win NCAAs

Lebron haters are the worst!
No I think the Lebrton lovers are the worst



Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: March 16, 2011 6:35 pm
 

Heat Stroke: LeBron James picks OSU to win NCAAs

I couldn't care less who lebrick picks to win



Since: Jan 13, 2009
Posted on: March 16, 2011 5:53 pm
 

Heat Stroke: LeBron James picks OSU to win NCAAs

Wow is this guy talented--is there anything he cant do?  i am surprised he has not tried to help the "slave" buddy AP in the nfl get himself a fair shake.  Cmon LeDouche you can do it



Since: Feb 15, 2011
Posted on: March 16, 2011 2:22 pm
 

Heat Stroke: LeBron James picks OSU to win NCAAs

Lebron haters are the worst!



Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: March 16, 2011 1:31 pm
 

Heat Stroke: LeBron James picks OSU to win NCAAs

Wow you guys are ridiculous. Wasn't it the Yankees helping Jay-Z to lure Lebron to New York? It seems you New Yorkers got a bigger issue with Lebron James than Cavalier fans do.



Since: Dec 23, 2006
Posted on: March 16, 2011 1:01 pm
 

Heat Stroke: LeBron James picks OSU to win NCAAs

When you conspire with the other 2 top free agents to win 73 games and 5 rings in a row and look like you might be a 3 or 4 seed in the east



Since: Dec 23, 2006
Posted on: March 16, 2011 12:58 pm
 

Heat Stroke: LeBron James picks OSU to win NCAAs

SHOCKER!..lbj likes a team that's rated #1, he's a frontrunner who loves the Cowboys and yankees too.  Even in his free agencey he's swinging from the #1 free agent's(Dwade) nuts.  Also AKron hates YOu



Since: Oct 23, 2006
Posted on: March 16, 2011 11:50 am
 

Heat Stroke: LeBron James picks OSU to win NCAAs

Wow..has any start player gone from being loved to universally hated at as much as James has?  Nobody likes or respects this guy now.  Unreal..


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