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As if there were not enough LeBron James critics in the world already, his former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate Shaquille O'Neal has joined the chorus with his new book.
An excerpt from O'Neal's memoir, Shaq Uncut: My Story, tells how James was too big for his team in Cleveland, in Shaq's mind. "Nobody wanted [LeBron] to leave Cleveland, so he was allowed to do whatever he wanted to do."
O'Neal said Cleveland's coach, Mike Brown, "was a nice guy, but he had to live on edge because nobody was supposed to be confrontational with LeBron."
Shaq recounted one incident in particular which spoke to James' special treatment in Cleveland, when a teammate lashed out at James and Brown. "I remember one day in a film session LeBron didn't get back on defense after a missed shot. Mike Brown didn't say anything about it."
But when Brown admonished Mo Williams for doing the same thing, teammate Delonte West did not react kindly,...
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In the book titled Shaq Uncut: My Story, co-authored by Jackie MacMullan, O'Neal discusses some of the goings on with LeBron James and the panic-stricken Cavaliers organization during LeBron and Shaq's season together as teammates during the 2010-11 campaign,...
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