Found November 25, 2011 on Pro Basketball Talk:
Joe Tait was the Cleveland Cavaliers broadcaster for four decades, starting with when the NBA first dropped an expansion team in Cleveland to try and slow the growth of the ABA. Tait has a new book out about his recollections as a broadcaster, and of course there’s plenty of talk about LeBron James, something highlighted…

The Miami Heat need LeBron James to step up in 2011-12

26-year old small forward LeBron James put up good numbers in the regular season last year, but he disappeared for the most part in the NBA Finals.  He remains the King without a ring!  James played in 79 games (all starts) for the Heat last year and he averaged 38.8 minutes, 26.7 points, 7.5 rebounds, 7.0 assists and 1.6 steals per game.  He has now played in 627 games (626 starts...

D'Alessandro: LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony's exhibition game during NBA lockout is no substitution for the real thing

NBA superstars will bring Homecoming Tour to Izod Center on Dec. 10

LeBron James, you are disgusting!

I have not been so enraged… well… since 2 hours ago. Bad enough, the NBA Lockout is marching forward, harder and more blindly than Picket’s charge,  LeBron has to keep himself in the headlines regardless of the hurt it inflicts on others. The NBA players have hurt so many people in this lockout. They have [...]

LeBron James' Apology Of Sorts Offered Along With Homecoming Tour Announcement

Miami Heat's LeBron James is taking part in a Homecoming Tour with his pals Melo, D-Wade, and CP3.  You already knew about that though.   The problem for LeBron is the people who live in the greater community comprising his "home" don't really like him that much anymore.  The idea to stage that "Decision" thing that Maverick Carter came up with had...

Why Philip Roth Declined To Blurb Scott Raab's The ***** Of Akron

Philip Roth, American literary titan. He's prolific, evocative, and controversial. LeBron James, American basketball titan. He's prolific, evocative, and controversial. Scott Raab, occasional Deadspin contributor. He hates LeBron James and loves Philip Roth. More »

Heat, Knicks may be big winners in last minute deal changes

Part of the motivation for the hardline owners during the NBA lockout was never to let what happened with LeBron James going to Miami to ever happen again. To never let what Carmelo Anthony did to the Nuggets ever happen again (they lost the ‘Melo part of the fight). Small market owners didn’t like players…

From high-tops to high schools: The life of retired NBA player Lamond Murray

Before LeBron James landed in Cleveland, Lamond Murray was leading the Cavaliers in scoring from the small forward position. WFNY catches up with the recently retired NBA player to see where his life has led him since his days on the shores of Lake Erie.

Freshly Dipped: UNDRCRWN ‘Mike Is Greater’ Tee

The Kobe Bryant versus LeBron James thing is still somewhat up for debate. However the Michael Jordan versus Kobe Bryant thing has already been decided long, long time ago and thanks to UNDRCRWN that argument now has a t-shirt too. See it in white below.

ASK IRA: Would a short free-agency period hurt Heat?

Q: Does a shortened free agency period help or hurt Heat? — Jason. A: I don’t think it “helps” anyone, but it’s a lot more comforting when you already have LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh under contract. It will be a bit tougher with Mario Chalmers a restricted free agent, if he waits to solicit outside offers. But if he takes the Heat’s qualifying offer or...
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