Originally posted on The Last Angry Fan  |  Last updated 2/21/12

This here is Sollomon Gessesse (@5ollyMon45 on the Twitter), and for being such a young man, he’s taken on the enormous responsibility of being the voice for thousands of NBA fans when he took to YouTube to plead with LeBron James to compete in this year’s dunk contest during All-Star weekend.  He’s passionate, articulate, and makes some very solid points, the least of which is that everyone wants to see King James in the contest, and not just a bunch of rookies and nobodies.

Too bad that for all his awesomeness, our man Sollomon is going to be one disappointed little kid, because ain’t no way LeBron is participating in the dunk contest.  I doubt his fragile ego could handle it should he lose.

But you should watch Sollomon’s video and join in his crusade, as futile as it may be…

I say TNT’s Inside the NBA should give this guy Shaquille O’Neal’s spot on the roster.  He’d be the perfect foil for Charles Barkely, and he’s a better speaker than Shaq ever will be.

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