Found January 07, 2012 on Hoops Manifesto:
PLAYERS: LeBron James
TEAMS: Miami Heat
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The title of author Scott Raab's first book, The ***** of Akron: One Man's Search For The Soul of LeBron James,pretty much gives away Raab's feelings about the self-coronated "King".  It also helps explain why, while researching for the book, Raab found his game credentials taken away by the Heat and the NBA.  But the book is so much more than just 320 pages of "Gonzo Journalist" Raab throwing creative and crude insults at LeBron James (although there is plenty of that).  This book is about life, the human condition, loyalty, and most importantly, the true meaning of being a sports fan. While Raab (who while writing the book balloons up to 380 pounds and is called 'Santa Claus' by Shaq due to his long white hair and beard) now lives in New Jersey, he was born and raised in Cleveland and is probably the biggest, truest Cleveland sports fan you can find roaming the face of the Earth.  Which also means he knows the true meaning of suffering ...
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