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Delonte West denies the 'LeBron rumor'

Posted on: February 29, 2012 11:15 am
 
Posted by Royce Young

If I say "Delonte West and LeBron James," you pretty much know exactly what I'm talking about. And that rumor, while never coming from a real source, never having any kind of substantial legs to it, has carried on for a while.

It came up again a couple weeks ago when LeBron reportedly got into it with a heckler because of it. West did an interview with the Dallas Morning News and tried to put the whole thing to bed once and for all:

“Everywhere I go, first question, ‘Don’t tell me you did that.’ …

“If we want to continue to grow as a human race, what are we teaching our kids if we try to make humor and fun out of stuff like that?” West says of the rumor. “Number one, something like that never happened. I don’t know where they got that from.

“For a strong black woman like that, for people to try to tear her down, that’s terrible. That’s terrible in so many ways.”

West didn't really need to even dignify the rumor with an actual denial, but he did. He dismissed it completely, said it was terrible and called out the human race for spreading it.

I'd love to say "end of story" here, but I know the human race pretty well and that's probably not going to happen. Still, West is on record here saying it's completely not true, which considering where the rumor originated from, is what we should take most seriously.
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Since: Feb 17, 2012
Posted on: March 1, 2012 7:40 pm
 

Delonte West denies the 'LeBron rumor'

i don't know who's more screwed here - lebron's mom or delonte.  what does lebron's mom look like?



Since: Jan 13, 2009
Posted on: March 1, 2012 12:50 pm
 

Delonte West denies the 'LeBron rumor'

she is a strong black woman--just ask that valet dude she pummelled when he didnt get her car fast enough for her last year.



Since: Apr 28, 2007
Posted on: March 1, 2012 9:00 am
 

Delonte West denies the 'LeBron rumor'

Who gives a skunk?  Why is this news?



Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: March 1, 2012 12:28 am
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Since: Sep 4, 2007
Posted on: February 29, 2012 11:30 pm
 

Delonte West denies the 'LeBron rumor'

Goes to show you how stupid and insensitive people can be.  Why anyone would actually spread a rumor like that is beyond me.  I know its hard not to react when someone says things like that about your mother but Legron shouldnt give people the pleasure of a reaction  when they heckle him.  I am really glad that Delonte addressed this but someone will always find a way to twist it into something else.



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