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Jul 9, 2010 at 12:43 am | around-the-nbalebron-james

Sorry, Chicago, New York and New Jersey. But, most of all… sorry Cleveland :(. LeBron James chose superstar help over the comforts of home and is heading for Miami because he wants to win a championship with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. “I can’t say it was always in my plans, because I never thought it was possible,” James said on a made-for-Lebron live show on ESPN. “But the things that the Miami Heat franchise have done, to free up cap space and be able to put themselves in a position this summer to have all three of us, it was hard to turn down. Those are two great players, two of the greatest players that we have in this game today.” Olympic teammates in Beijing, James, Bosh and Wade all helped deliver gold medals. This time, it’ll be about a gold trophy, the NBA championship one – the one Wade got in 2006, the one that James and Bosh have yet to touch. In Cleveland, the immediate reaction was predictably filled with outrage (see Dan Gilbert’s open letter to Cavs’ fans). Television images showed at least one fan burning James’ No. 23 wine-and-gold jersey. “I can’t get involved in that,” he said. “I wanted to do what was best for LeBron James … At the end of the day, I feel awful. I feel even worse that I wasn’t able to bring an NBA championship to that city. “To my real fans out there, I hope that you’ll continue to support me all the way to Miami.” via NBA.com. Kicks-wise… nothing changes… we’re still going to get Black, White and Red Nike LeBron sneakers. This time with no excuse for the Red not being Wine.

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