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Old 02-16-2012, 03:34 PM   #11
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Default Re: Bill Simmons' mailbag brings up a good point about Lin and LeBron

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Originally Posted by 2LeTTeRS
I call bullshit. As I said in one of these Melo threads earlier, people are much harder to impress when they already have high expectations. In NY the media would have expected a title, so anything less than a championship would have been viewed as a disaster.

I can almost guarantee that Bron's treatment by the fans/press of NY would be much closer to Melo than Lin.
Lebron wouldn't have led the Knicks to 8-15 or whatever they were that Melo and Stat did.
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