Dear Jeff Van Gundy,
You do an outstanding job announcing and analyzing NBA games. Your insights are instructive, your opinions well thought out and its even entertaining -- like when you said Mickael Pietrus should be fined 1 million for that obvious flop late in Bostons Game 5 win over the Heat.
Seriously, its good stuff.
But early in Game 6, you opined that you really didnt understand why people do not like LeBron James and root against him. You said hes apologized for how he handled things, and that you just dont get the feelings against him.
Perhaps its a Cleveland thing and you cant understand.
Or perhaps it's just that inside the NBA world it's tough to see why James made himself so dislikeable to so many, in and out of Cleveland.
Lets start, though, by admitting that the dislike does obscure many things about James that are good. He has contributed heavily to his hometown, Akron. He is readily available for interviews. He plays hard, usually plays well and has other-...