LeBron James has been called heartless, callous, narcissistic, cowardly and selfish.
And that was just in one letter from Dan Gilbert, the man who used to pay him to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
One more win, and James will have to be called something else: NBA champion.
It could happen Thursday, when the Miami Heat play the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The Heat lead the best-of-seven series 3-1. They could clinch the championship with a win in the same arena that hosted the infamous ''Yes. We. Did.'' party for James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh upon their formal signings in Miami on July 9, 2010 - one day after he made the regrettable choice to announce ''The Decision'' in a televised special.
''I haven't even really looked at it as just one game away,'' said James, the league's reigning MVP for a third time. ''I look at it as this is our next game. As crazy as it sounds, I haven't got caught up in it. I won't get caught up in it because I'm not going ...