Lebron James said tonight on ESPN that he wants to play for a winning team. So,he is going to the Miami Heat. A lot of folks said that he will be hated in Cleveland,Ohio.
Lebron said that he knows people from Akron,Ohio might have mixed feelings about his decision. But, Lebron says it was “heartfelt” & ” a tough decision. He also said that “you have to do what’s best for you.” I wholeheartedly agree with that.
Here’s more from CNN:
“NBA free agent LeBron James announced Thursday that he will play for the Miami Heat in the most anticipated announcement of the NBA season.
James said he made his final decision Thursday morning, after speaking with his mother.
“Once I had that conversation with her I think I was set,” James told sportscaster Jim Gray.
The six-time NBA all-star and two-time league MVP will join fellow stars Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami. He announced the news from the Boys and Girls Club in Greenwich, Connecticut in a prime-time special on ESPN.
Editorial cartoons, billboards and even quips from President Obama have accompanied the courting of “King James.”
Speculation began to intensify last week over where the NBA’s most sought-after free agent would choose to play after he started meeting with six teams vying for him: the New York Knicks, the New Jersey Nets, the Los Angeles Clippers, the Chicago Bulls, the Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers – the team he has spent his entire career with.”(End of Excerpt) Read the rest here.