Found June 24, 2012 on Halestorm Sports:
PLAYERS: LeBron James
TEAMS: Miami Heat
Before we look ahead, lets take one last look back at the 2012 NBA finals.

LeBron James: Kevin Durant is my chief adversary

If you’re wondering who LeBron James views as his primary competition in the NBA, the answer is Kevin Durant. During an interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols, LeBron identified Durant, not Kobe Bryant, or Derrick Rose, or anyone else, as the player that pushes him the most. “For him to continue to work hard … he’s going to be my inspiration,” James said. “He’s going...

The real reason why we hate LeBron

Anyone else annoyed with some media members “preaching” on LeBron James? The same people who have blasted him for quitting on the Cavs and “The Decision,” are now insisting fans stop hating and give James his due respect. I respect LeBron James. He’s an incredible basketball talent. The best player in the NBA. A champion. But I don’t like him. And I never will, no matter...

Cleveland weatherman upset over too much Heat, not enough Thunder

As much as it may surprise you, not everyone is going to fall in love with LeBron James again now that he is an NBA champion.  In the cacophonous aftermath of the Miami Heat championship, no storyline is more baffling than this idea that LeBron James must be loved again now that he won a title.  (Although, you can make a point that all the grandstanding hyperbole in the aftermath...

Join NBA Writer Ben Watanabe for Twitter Q&A on Tuesday at Noon

LeBron James and the Miami Heat are NBA champions. That probably isn't sitting well with most Celtics fans, but you can't discredit anything the C's accomplished this season. So will The Big Three give it another whirl next season? That's the question lingering in the back of every Boston fan's mind as we head into the NBA offseason. It's hardly the only question...

Coronation of the King (Pt. 1): From Kid to Champion

LeBron James has done what all the naysayer’s said he couldn’t or wouldn’t do after last years performance in the 2011 NBA Finals. He captured that elusive first championship ring. I am not the biggest fan of LeBron James, but I will certainly respect and acknowledge his game. He has finally quieted all his critics, at least for now i.e. Skip Bayless. LeBron James has taken...

Lebron James Makes Wedding Couple's Day

This is a keeper!

LeBron's selfless, not selfish, on the court

MIAMI - You could have said LeBron James chokes. You could have called him arrogant. You could have dubbed him immature. You could even have said he's going bald. None of that would have mattered to James. But there was one thing he didn't want to hear anybody say. James revealed what it was when on the podium Thursday night receiving the Bill Russell Finals MVP Award. ...

LeBron Not Ready To Commit To Power Forward

LeBron James often played power forward during Miami's title run with Chris Bosh moving to center.

Chris Johnson compares himself to LeBron James

One thing’s for certain, Chris Johnson never turns down an opportunity to bring attention on himself. He went out on a limb and compared himself to LeBron James during an appearance on Jim Rome’s show, saying “I feel just like LeBron — a lot of people are going to be back on the bandwagon.” We’ll see if anyone pays any attention when the bandwagon opens back up.

Chris Johnson Needs to Stop With The LeBron James Comparisons

Tennessee Titans running back feels the need to continue to compare himself to Miami Heat guard/forward LeBron James. Johnson has already said he would put himself and James in the same category before the Heat won the 2012 NBA Championship, saying he knows how the 3-time NBA MVP feels. Johnson said that James “gets a lot of criticism just like I do. I like how he bounced back...

Cleveland Weatherman Rants 'We Could Have Used Some Thunder!' During Evening Broadcast (Video)

The oppressively high temperatures and thunderstorms that swept most of the country this week weren't just an interesting weather pattern. They were also reason to send a Cleveland weatherman into a tailspin as he soon realized his evening forecast was being hijacked with double meanings. He was talking about "heat" and "thunder" the same night Oklahoma City...

NBA 2K13 cover revealed

As once upon a time the cover of NBA Live was highly anticipated, as fans and media seeked to find out who would be beset with the dreaded "NBA Live Cover Curse", now the most hotly awaited hoops video game cover of the year comes from the NBA 2K series. 2K Sports have played to this anticipation this year, by starting with a slow reveal on their facebook page, which could...
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