- 06/13/2012, 09:26PM ET
Aminkoff31 said 06/13, 09:26 PM
As I asked in a previous throwdown, How many of you have ever been to Cleveland? A pretty crappy place to call home, am I right? If you were given the choice to live in Cleveland, New York, LA or Miami, would you even put Cleveland in your top 3?
The man realized that he was not going to win a championship in Cleveland not with guys like Mo Williams, Daniel Gibson and Anderson Varejao(spelling) in his starting lineup. He knew he needed help and was not ashamed to go to Miami and play under Dwayne Wade.
I am not trying to say that it would not have hurt him to be a little bit less obnoxious when he left Cleveland, but really can any of us fault him for leaving Cleveland?
PCH said 06/14, 12:37 AM
who else would you fault?
Lebron's one of my favorite players. But, that whole "decision" cameo ruined him.
I think he lost to the Mavericks last year because he was having panic attacks. lol
Aminkoff31 said 06/14, 09:40 PM
So since you seem to not have any interest in arguing this topic I will reaffirm my points. Cleveland is one of the least popular locations in the United States. Why should LeBron stay there when he could go almost anywhere?
Yea Panic Attacks, real funny, lets joke about them, and throw a few more cliche LeBron folds under pressure jokes. Here is one:
Don't ask LeBron for change for a dollar he doesn't have a fourth quarter!
See what I did there he only played the first 3 quarters of last years finals.
I agree the Decision cameo was a mistake and that hurt his image however my question is can we fault him for leaving Cleveland, not how he did it.
PCH said 06/15, 01:13 AM
lebron had a contract waiting with Dan "the man" Snyder.
the decision was a "choice", Lebron dipped out and basically gave up.. How can you put any justice to this?
remember the Celtics playoffs? When the Cavs had Shaq diesel? lmao
Aminkoff31 said 06/16, 01:39 PM
You still don't really present any arguments.
Yes the decision was his fault and it was a mistake. And I am not too sure what your point about Shaq is. If it is that LeBron had a hall of fame player on his squad then you are right, however Shaq was way past his prime and did not really contribute much other than his name and stardom.
LeBron was smart enough to realize he would not get the desired results in Cleveland, so he chose to go to Miami, be with his friends and enlist their assistance in winning. Whether it was a smart decision, only time will tell.
But if you were given the chance to go play professional ball in any other city but Cleveland would you pick Cleveland?
I sure wouldn't and I bet a majority of Americans would not either.
None of us have the right to be mad at LeBron for leaving Cleveland unless we live in Cleveland. It was personal the way that he left, and if I lived in Cleveland I would be pissed too. But most of us do not leave in Cleveland and he did not personally insult us.
So let's let this go, and enjoy his greatness, as when you look past the baggage, he is truly sensational to watch and root for.
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