Despite how the Heat are doing and how great of a player James is, simply put he doesn't deserve any respect. He has no heart, no class and is a crybaby. I realized it long ago, and so should you. He will never be like the greats regardless of whether the Heat pull it off. FACT. Loosen your grip from his nuts already and just accept it for what it is.
For those of you oblivious to this fact, here's a little clip of him giving up on his home team:
LeBron Giving up on his home team during the playoffs
For comparison here are some class acts. Karl Malone and Michael Jordan.
1998 NBA Finals - Utah Jazz Vs. Chicago Bulls - Game 6
If your going to choose a role model kids, go with someone like Durant.