ESPN’s Chris Broussard might be completely ******* insane about some things, but when it comes to reporting important LeBron James news, he’s pretty much aces, at least because he’s the guy who had the LeBron to Miami scoop before anyone else in 2010. So witness the latest report from Broussard on the LeBron implications of the Cavs recent re-hire of head coach Mike Brown.
Brown’s presence in Cleveland is not going to deter James from returning, if indeed he decides he wants to go back to the Cavs.
While James, at times, had issues with Brown, he knows Brown is a very good coach, and he values his emphasis on defense. He never told the Cavaliers “fire Brown or else” back in 2010. In fact, he never told the Cavs anything after that fateful Game 6 loss in Boston. That was the problem.
Cavs owner Dan Gilbert had no idea how James felt about Brown because James went dark. Because of a clause in Brown’s contract, Gilbert had a deadline in late May by which he had to decide whether to kee...