Originally written on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 3/20/13
By all accounts, the Miami Heat are an extremely close team. From their unity and willingness to share the ball on the court, to the fun they obviously like to have off the court, if there was ever a team who considered themselves brothers it is probably this squad. With LeBron James qualifying as their best player, it can be safely assumed that he is their leader and certainly permeates a fun locker room vibe. But apparently, LeBron’s locker rooms weren’t always the most fun to be in. In fact, if you ask Paul Silas who was his coach while a rookie in Cleveland, not every player there even liked LeBron. Chris Tomasson of Fox Sun Sports elaborates below. Silas wouldn’t give any names. But he said that not long after James showed up in Cleveland, there were teammates who were critical of James when the 18-year-old could hear them. “We had a few guys that would test him,” Silas said. “They would say, ‘What has he done to warrant all this hype?’ They would say it where he could hear the...
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