LeBron James, de facto commissioner of pop culture, just decided to run against every grain television has taught us. And God Bless him for it.
We reached out to our sports radio personalities from across the country to get their opinion on James’ decision. Here’s their reactions:
With his legacy in Miami complete, LeBron James will take his game back to the team that first gave him a shot at glory in the NBA.
As the news of LeBron James’ decision to take his talents back to the Cavaliers came down Friday, WFAN’s Mike Francesa chimed in, saying that’s exactly what Cleveland needed.
James can no longer be painted as the villain who spurned an opportunity to bring joy to the streets of Cleveland. That goal is back on his agenda.
The same choice James faced four years ago is the one facing the four-time NBA MVP now. And it could come down to a letter written in anger four years ago, according to ESPN.
King James has reached that rare air of celebrity where every tentacle of American media has a stake in his stardom, from pundits to paparazzi. He has mutated into a seamless, crossover celebrity.
Miami waits. So does Cleveland. Pat Riley has made his pitch. And now, LeBron James wants time to think.
With Carmelo Anthony apparently off the free agent market, the spotlight rests squarely on LeBron James. Where will he go? One NBA expert is convinced he’s going home.
Let’s look at the five reasons why LeBron James should return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
If Pat Riley was interested in furthering his partnership with LeBron James, he sure had a strange way of showing it after the Miami Heat lost to the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals.
Anthony was supposed to take the weekend to make his decision. What’s with the delay? Well, according to the Post, he could be waiting to see how the other dominoes fall in free agency.
Before LeBron James makes his next decision, Pat Riley will get a chance to convince him to stay in Miami.
Four years after their messy breakup, the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James are at least talking about a reunion.
LeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he’s once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.