LeBron James Can’t Stop Talking Yankees

Kevin RozellSenior Writer INovember 30, 2008

(Zell's Pinstripe Blog)

LeBron is at it again. The Cleveland Cavaliers recently came into town and beat up on the Knicks. Before taking the court, he was questioned by the media and answered Yankee related questions. Honestly, I never would have thought he was so knowledgeable about the Yankees. I thought he was just one of those fans who showed up at the games. It’s nice to hear that he cares. haha. Just imagining both Lebron and CC in NY in 2010...it just sounds amazing.

from the LoHud Yankees Blog:

Noted Yankees fan and savior of the NBA LeBron James was in New York on Tuesday and talked to the media masses before destroying the Knicks. Sam Borden of The Journal News was on hand and filed this report:

On the idea of his friend CC Sabathia signing with the Yankees, LeBron said they had not discussed it yet. “It will be good for him, it would be good for the team,” he said. “The Yankees definitely need pitching, especially with Mike Mussina retiring. They need to bulk up their pitching rotation...I know my stuff about the Yankees—they need some pitching, because they have all the offense in the world, and that can help.”

James was also asked why he thinks fans like Jeter more than A-Rod. Interestingly, he didn’t even mention A-Rod at all in his answer, praising only Jeter instead.

“I’m a big fan of Derek Jeter and I like the way he approaches the game every night. It’s not about numbers all the time, sometimes it’s about what you do off the field in his case. He’s been the leader of that team ever since he put on the pinstripes. You could always count on him to be there on and off the field, through rough times, through good times. He’s kind of been that backbone for the last 10 years I guess.” James said.

LeBron sounds like he knows his stuff. Jeter needs to make a call to make sure he helps recruit Sabathia.


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