Finally, reality catches up with hoopla tonight. LeBron James makes his return to Cleveland, in arguably the most highly anticipated homecoming in NBA history.
LeBron James won’t be returning to greener pastures when he squares off against his former organization.
No, this won’t be like the returning of the biblical king “Jesus.” There will be no bowing and praising on this night.
LeBron James will receive a welcome similar to an Ohio’s winter night, cold and numbing. And the ignorance and hatred that will ensue on this night will be like none before in pro sports.
The fact that people are being threatened because they want to support or don James-apparel is evidence of how ignorant and classless these Cleveland, Ohio natives really are.
Yet oddly and somewhat mind bogglingly, most of the entire NBA fan base is against LeBron James and his choices.
As if none of us has ever done what we felt was right for us as an individual. Talk about being overly hypocritical.
Most don’t even know why they have a negative take on the situations following James. They are followers in the truest form and represent one of the many things that is wrong with American sports as well as American culture.
After all, it’s better to be stupid and heard. As opposed to being sane and quiet.
Well, finally this distasteful journey is about to come to an end. Finally this cult-like gathering in Cleveland will have its stage to cast aside their former king. Like Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, they will get to spew their ignorance on a national level.
Hopefully, LeBron James will be able to close the book on this chapter of his life.
Hopefully, this will serve as further validation as to why James made the right decisions.
But before that happens, LeBron James must endure this night. And most importantly, his Heat teammates need to make sure this is their best performance to date.