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Old 07-08-2010, 11:59 PM   #106
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I think that sums it up.
The point is the WAY Lebron left.
He did not rip the bandaid off quickly.
NO, he dragged it out like torture... while self-promoting.
Indeed, he chose to self promote over the feelings of his greatest fans.


true..good post
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Old 07-08-2010, 11:59 PM   #107
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Champion post of the night. Professional. Insightful. Congratulations!

Quit being hurt, dude. Go to bed.
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Old 07-08-2010, 11:59 PM   #108
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Everybody said that signing Mo was a great thing. Same thing about Jameson...
I'm just pointing out that the Cleveland organization tried and made moves that were deemed good at the time
Everybody was saying Mo didn't deserve to be an all star, and was a horrible talent as a #2 and should be a #3 or 4 on a championship team.
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Old 07-08-2010, 11:59 PM   #109
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Just a heads-up, he quit the Cavaliers because its a shitty franchise with zero prospects of ever winning a title or even knowing how to take a good stab at it.

Be mad more!
Not cool to kick a fan base when they're down like this. I have no problem with Lebron's decision but Cavs fans are obviously upset right now.
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Old 07-08-2010, 11:59 PM   #110
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Because they don't have TV's or internet there?

To me, it just personifies the "coward" that Gilbert spoke of... can't face people eye-to-eye.

In the words of Jay-Z..."You used to be a standup n***a, now you sit down to aim!"
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Old 07-09-2010, 12:00 AM   #111
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Why are people criticizing Gilbert for this? This is easily the most awesome thing I've read since Harry Potter.

Seriously, too many LeBron ******gers around here. LeBron made a shady move and we all know it. Any profanity-laced tirade by fans or demeaning letters by owners is warranted
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Old 07-09-2010, 12:00 AM   #112
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Im afraid for LeBron James' life in Ohio right now. he's gonna be hunted down by some nasty Cavalier fans once he touches into Akron or Cleveland.
why would he care, he now lives in miami lol" Why would he return to such a shithole. The murderers will have to travel there first lol.
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Old 07-09-2010, 12:00 AM   #113
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Quit being hurt, dude. Go to bed.
Who are you? What is your team? What right do you have to tell Cleveland fans how to act after this kind of debacle?

Of course we are upset... Of course we are hurt.

This was devastating and we have a right to be p!ssed.
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Old 07-09-2010, 12:01 AM   #114
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Not cool to kick a fan base when they're down like this. I have no problem with Lebron's decision but Cavs fans are obviously upset right now.
Why should they be, they should be glad that Lebron stayed with them for that many years and played for one worst cities/franchises.
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Old 07-09-2010, 12:01 AM   #115
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What? Shaq? Mo Williams? Antawn "I don't defend" Jamison? Who the hell applauded those moves? And if you weren't 2nd guessing those moves, you really don't quite understand the game.

Mo was the least heralded of these moves because it happened in August; however, he had a FABULOUS regular season in Year 1 and back to back playoff bombs. He is a good player.
Jamison was thought to be the missing piece by almost every NBA analyst, and Ferry "stole" him from Washington. This was applauded by everyone.
Shaq was a hope...a thought...that didn't work.

Ferry's hands were tied by LBJ's short contracts and he had no time to build a team. LBJ to blame for this as much as anyone.
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Old 07-09-2010, 12:01 AM   #116
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9-11 operators in Cleveland are being inundated with calls...
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Old 07-09-2010, 12:02 AM   #117
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Seriously, too many LeBron ******gers around here. LeBron made a shady move and we all know it. Any profanity-laced tirade by fans or demeaning letters by owners is warranted


life s unfair. who gives a ****.
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Old 07-09-2010, 12:02 AM   #118
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LOL @ posters in this thread criticizing a billionaire on how he handles his business affairs. Get a clue. He is one of the very few people in the world that actually is able to express himself honestly, and you guys are calling him out for it? Most of you just don't get it...

Rereading this thread, I have to come to the conclusion that 90% of the people who post here are either 14 or post exclusively for the purpose of trolling.
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Old 07-09-2010, 12:02 AM   #119
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He served the franchise well and has decided to move on.
Regards, Heat fan
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To me, it just personifies the "coward" that Gilbert spoke of... can't face people eye-to-eye.

He faced them ON TV. He didn't have to show up on camera and explain WHY he was leaving the cavs. He could have released a press statement and hid from the cameras. He knew he was going to get backlash, and he went up and answered questions.

I mean seriously, if he doesn't do a press conference, he would get killed for being a coward and hiding. He goes in front of cameras, and you kill him for being a coward. THERE'S NO WAY TO AVOID THE BACKLASH.
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