Found October 27, 2012 on Fox Sports Florida:
MIAMI -- If embattled Alex Rodriguez needs any advice, an avid New York Yankees supporter welcomes A-Rod to call him. That fan would be LeBron James. In an interview Friday with FOX Sports Florida, the Miami Heat star talked about the surprising drop-off and benching experienced by Rodriguez in the postseason and offered his assistance. "If he wanted to reach out to me, I've never turned down a phone call to help somebody," James said. James has met Rodriguez on several occasions, although he doesn't feel he knows the legendary third baseman well enough to make an initial call. But James believes he shares a kinship with Rodriguez because both stars have received criticism for not winning a title or delivering in the clutch. "I've always kind of wished him the best and wanted him to do well because I was in that same position, people saying you can't win one, you can't win, you don't show up under pressure," said James, who won his fir...
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