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Old 06-14-2011, 05:36 AM
 
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The idiot doesn't even realize that he will lose 1/2 of his sponsorships.

I can smell a "from the penthouse to the craphouse" story.
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Old 06-14-2011, 07:09 AM
 
Location: Fort Mill, SC
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The idiot doesn't even realize that he will lose 1/2 of his sponsorships.

I can smell a "from the penthouse to the craphouse" story.
Dream on. Lebron isn't losing any sponsorships due to this.
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Old 06-14-2011, 03:40 PM
 
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LeBron did what many professionals do ;leave a sitution that could give him a chance by creating a team to be champions. Its just the same reason players go to the NY Yankees but few of their real fans wish evil on them. Clevelnad fans need to move on or be destroyed as a sports city by their own hate.
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Old 06-14-2011, 04:17 PM
 
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LeBron did what many professionals do ;leave a sitution that could give him a chance by creating a team to be champions. Its just the same reason players go to the NY Yankees but few of their real fans wish evil on them. Clevelnad fans need to move on or be destroyed as a sports city by their own hate.
The Heat ain't the Yankees of basketball. That's the Lakers (I think all consider the Lakers to be the preeminent team in the NBA).

I don't think that is the only reason that LeBron gets hate. The only thing he has earned in his NBA career at this point is the hate. He felt entitled to win the Finals and was shocked that it didn't work.

He calls himself the "Chosen One" and King James. He turned his back on the city he grew up in to get a championship in Miami. Then he choked there too. Bragging that "it was gonna be easy" to "win not two, not three... not seven" NBA championships once "they started playing" was unearned braggadocio. There are lots of reasons for the LeBron hate. Not just the way he left Cleveland.

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Old 06-14-2011, 04:22 PM
 
Location: Texas State Fair
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If I had to hazard a guess, I'd say when he wakes up tomorrow, his life is still going to be 'better' than the average Joe Blow, 9-5 40 hour a week person who pays rent and shops at Walmart.
I'd probably prefer to have a wife, kids and co-workers who care about my life rather than a gaggle of sycophants hating me because I give back 75 cents on the dollar.

The gaggle of sycophants gets a better deal than that at WalMart. And WalMart is not nearly as crowded as the AA center.
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Old 06-14-2011, 04:24 PM
 
Location: Earth
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I'd probably prefer to have a wife, kids and co-workers who care about my life rather than a gaggle of sycophants hating me because I give back 75 cents on the dollar.

The gaggle of sycophants gets a better deal than that at WalMart.
Hey you're preaching to the converted bud, I'm just guessing that's what he was saying. At least that's what I took from it.
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Old 06-14-2011, 04:45 PM
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Location: The Sand Hills of NC
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Lebron should have had a talk with former Yankee Reggie Jackson.

Reggie would have told him if your going to be "the straw that stirs the drink" make sure the drink is more than Kool Aid.
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Old 06-14-2011, 05:54 PM
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I can understand why is he hated in Cleveland but not sure why he is so hated everywhere else in the country
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Old 06-14-2011, 07:07 PM
 
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I can understand why is he hated in Cleveland but not sure why he is so hated everywhere else in the country
Because the NBA is national?
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Old 06-14-2011, 08:07 PM
 
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Note to Lebron-Poor people don't just hate you, the middle class doesn't just hate you. Quite frankly the biggest Lebron haters are rich, wealthy and educated and do quite fine. If anything those doing not well love Lebron. So his comment is of course asinine.

Douchebag will be a douchebag
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