Found June 26, 2012 on Fox Sports:
LeBron James got a standing ovation from the studio audience as he began his appearance on CBS' ''Late Show with David Letterman.'' And at the end of the interview, James even got a compliment from Letterman - who was not exactly a fan of his joining the Miami Heat to begin with. The newly crowned NBA Finals MVP appeared on CBS' ''Late Show with David Letterman'' in New York on Tuesday night, and Letterman wasted no time before asking a tough question. The first offering from the late-night host: ''Well, now that you've got this out of your system, are you ready to go back to Cleveland and play some ball?'' James laughed it off. ''Right now, I'll play no ball right now,'' James said. Letterman had taken a jab or two at James in the past about his decision to leave Cleveland for Miami, saying Tuesday that he was ''furious'' about the move. In a 2010 episode of ''Late Show,'...
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