Meet New Friends!

Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.

Friends ff8c072dd79a91c1300f032d674241a8d64367100ffb1f25fa3f9bec4a05319f
Kidzworld Logo

Long Lost Lebron

Ebay is showing record sales for #6 Miami Heat jersies. Meanwhile dumpsters in Cleveland are overflowing with #23 Cavalier jersies. If you haven’t heard about the biggest basketball news of the summer, Lebron James (aka. King James) was traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Miami Heat. There are a lot of mixed feelings about Lebron and his “decision”, but one thing is quite clear… what Lebron wants, Lebron gets.

The Decision

The DecisionThe Decision

ESPN made a huge event out of the rumors that Lebron wanted to be traded out of Cleveland. Almost every team in the NBA wanted Lebron too! ESPN broadcasted an entire 1 hour television special called “The Decision” where Lebron announced his decision to be traded. He said that he wanted to be traded to Miami because he feels that is the best place where he has the chance to win the championship.

Crying in Cleveland

Troubled TearsTroubled Tears

Obviously Cleveland wanted to keep Lebron as a Cavalier, but Lebron wanted out of Cleveland. Lebron has all the money in the world, he has won the League’s MVP twice, and now the only thing he has yet to accomplish is to win the NBA Championship. He just didn’t think he could do it in Cleveland. Cleveland fans are not happy. Many news cameras showed the fans crying when Lebron announced his plans to leave.

No Lesson in Losing

The BestThe Best

It may be totally fair for Lebron to choose to leave Cleveland and team up with a bunch of other superstars to try and dominate the NBA, but where is the honor in that? The legends of the game like Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird learned from losing, enjoyed the challenge and found ways to win... it made them better players. They didn’t change teams to find the answer. Lebron lost a lot of respect by many of his peers when he abandoned the Cavs and his hometown state. Lebron was once considered to become one of the greatest, but now it's not looking that way.

"He'll never be Jordan," Charles Barkley told a radio station in Miami. "This (Lebron's Decision) clearly takes him out of the conversation. He can win as much as he wants to."

Spoiled Sell-Out

Terrifying TrioTerrifying Trio

Today there are very few players in the NBA that want to play for “their team”. They leave for more money and to try to stack a team full of superstars. It's especially hard on the fans who have to switch their cheers to boos. OMG think about all the Cleveland #23 jersies that are going to go into the garbage. There is even a huge list of videos on youtube of Cleveland fans burning their Lebron James memorabilia.

Cleveland would have done whatever they could to keep Lebron and their fans loved him too. And it was his hometown state. He could have brought them their first NBA championship. He turned into a humongous sell-out. Let’s talk about this NBA fans… what do you think? Write us what you think in the comments below…

Related Stories:

Related Stories

Micro d micro
Have you ever wondered what Lebron James was eating when he was 10 years old? Do you think Michae...
Most people only know LeBron James as an NBA star - the youngest MVP in the history of the league...
As the NBA season draws to a close and the playoffs are set to begin, we take a closer look at th...

Who will be the NBA's biggest star?

  • Greg Oden.
  • Kevin Durant.
  • Yi Jianlian.
  • Neither.

Sports In The Forums

Cheer-leading is a sport - most people think that it is not - but it is Yes it looks like they are just cheering on the football players - but their routines and being able to hold up girls over their head takes strength, and they work really hard to make everything look good.
reply 1 day
ererie posted in Basketball:
I liked cheering for the underdog, so I've always cheered for the Cavs. I'd like to see how this year's line-up goes, though our past best point guard left for the Celtics.  :/
reply 1 day
ererie posted in Basketball:
reply 1 day
ererie posted in Basketball:
reply 1 day
Mayo lost against Dublin again. 1-16 to 1-17. I support Mayo, and I am horrified to be honest. I don't want to sound like a sore loser, but I think Dublin fouled Mayo way more times than they were punished for it. Mayo rarely got any frees and the last free of the game was a minute before it ended and Dublin were taking it from very far away. Of course, they got it. Up until then, it was 1-16 to 1-16. I guess Mayo won't be taking home the cup again for another year.
reply 4 days