Giants Osi Umenyiora thinks the Big Apple is too tough for LeBron James

Ronald MonestimeCorrespondent IMay 20, 2010

BOSTON - MAY 13:  LeBron James #23  of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts late in the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2010 NBA playoffs at TD Garden on May 13, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Celtics defeated the Cavaliers 94-85.  NOTE TO USER: User Expressly Acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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With the city of New York doing everything within its power to show LeBron James how welcome he would be in the Big Apple, it goes without saying they don’t want anything done or said to upset this massive recruiting effort.

Apparently, New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora didn’t get the memorandum.

According to, Umenyiora weighed in on the LeBron James Sweepstakes with some advice for the two-time NBA Most Valuable Player that will not sit well with his fellow native New Yorkers.

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