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LeBron on Cleveland return: 'Can't get no worse'

Posted on: March 28, 2011 10:56 am
Edited on: March 28, 2011 10:58 am
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Heat forward LeBron James says Miami's visit to Cleveland to face the Cavaliers on Tuesday can't be as bad as the first time around. Posted by Ben Golliver.  
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Back in December, Miami Heat forward LeBron James made his first return to Cleveland to face the Cavaliers. James was booed like crazy, taunted with t-shirts and signs, but ultimately helped the Heat defeat the Cavaliers.
The Heat make their second trip to Cleveland on Tuesday and James told the Sun-Sentinel that he thinks the worst is behind him now.
"It can't get no worse than it was December 2nd," James said, as he prepared for his second homecoming. "I know that. I know that for a fact."
"The best thing about last time, it was a back-to-back," he said. "This time, we get in a day early, so I get the opportunity to go home and spend some time with my kids, spend some time with my friends and family who I haven't seen back home in a while."
James sounds like he's almost looking forward to the trip this time, when last time around he was clearly nervous and apprehensive (and rightfully so).

The best quotable about Tuesday's game, without question, goes to Cleveland Cavaliers coach Byron Scott, who just makes his team sound so pitiful.
"I know it will be different," Cavaliers coach Byron Scott told reporters in Cleveland. "The next time we played them in Miami, it was different, it was a much more physical, more aggressive and tighter.
"Like anyone who runs into a bully the first time, you pee down your leg. Then you realize, the bully ain't that tough and you stand up to him."
Back in December, the Cavaliers, despite getting steamrolled, still resembled a professional basketball team. Now? They hold the worst record in the NBA, traded away their best remaining healthy player and have watched seemingly half the roster go down with various injuries. In other words, the Cavaliers are set to realize on Tuesday, once again, that the bully really is that tough.
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Since: Dec 3, 2006
Posted on: March 28, 2011 4:34 pm
 

LeBron on Cleveland return: 'Can't get no worse'

Don't worry LeBron....there will be a microphone in front of you after the game. Also, the booing wont be as bad as the other NBA cities which despise you as much, if not more than the city of Cleveland. Probably more to do with the attendance figures.

Looking forward to the next MeBron conference and things not to say in the NBA...



Since: Sep 12, 2008
Posted on: March 28, 2011 4:32 pm
 

LeBron on Cleveland return: 'Can't get no worse'

I see your point, and if some teams perfect world, that would be the answer.
I HONESTLY dont see it happening though.
The reality is, IMO, that the league likes having only a few eilite teams



Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: March 28, 2011 4:25 pm
 

LeBron on Cleveland return: 'Can't get no worse'

Cavs record next year probably "can't go no worse", however it will be a long time coming before Cavs can even think of sniffin the playoffs, let alone being a contender

Don't be so sure man.  A couple top draft picks to go along with a hard cap for the next CBA and you'll be surprised how quickly things could turn around for some teams that are struggling today.   Of course if there is no hard cap, nothing much will change but not just for the Cavaliers but for a lot of teams.
The owners are demanding huge payroll cuts and a hard cap.... I think the union and its membership will be on their knees soon enough... the owners will win this battle so teams like Cleveland will compete soon enough.



Since: Sep 12, 2008
Posted on: March 28, 2011 4:05 pm
 

LeBron on Cleveland return: 'Can't get no worse'

Cavs record next year probably "can't go no worse", however it will be a long time coming before Cavs can even think of sniffin the playoffs, let alone being a contender



Since: Oct 4, 2009
Posted on: March 28, 2011 4:01 pm
 

LeBron on Cleveland return: 'Can't get no worse'

he's right, it probably won't be worse....but he won't be warmly welcomed either.    the bright side for Cavs fans is having two early draft picks ( I hope one takes #23 and the other takes #6), and the increasing likelihood that the Heat won't make it to the finals so that LeBron can continue his "ringless" Hall of Fame career.

Game 5 it, LeBron!



Since: Dec 21, 2006
Posted on: March 28, 2011 3:22 pm
 

LeBron on Cleveland return: 'Can't get no worse'




Since: Jan 13, 2009
Posted on: March 28, 2011 2:59 pm
 

LeBron on Cleveland return: 'Can't get no worse'

hard to believe that a well spoken man like this only graduated from high school--a true testatment to the value of a quality private high school education.  it is no wonder that the presence of LeBoob is necessary to teh NBA labor negiaotions.  I guess the poindexter glasses are only to give the appearance of an actual working brain. Poor fella--he dont get no respect on dese blogs



Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: March 28, 2011 1:38 pm
 

LeBron on Cleveland return: 'Can't get no worse'

LeBron on his own grammar: 'Can't get no worse.'
LeBron on playing with Ms. Bosh as a starting power forward: 'Can't get no worse.'
LeBron on sweatin' to the oldies on Ellen: 'Can't get no worse.'
LeBron on Miami never selling out games after Wade stupidly yacked about selling out stadiums in other cities: 'Can't get no worse.'
LeBron on his brand of sportsmanship: 'Can't get no worse.'
LeBron on teammates getting to know his mother: 'Can't get no worse.'
And, finally, LeBron on his record against the Chicago Bulls (0-3) and the league's MVP, Derrick Rose: 'Can't get no worse.'




Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: March 28, 2011 1:30 pm
 

LeBron on Cleveland return: 'Can't get no worse'

What Lebron meant by it can't get no worse is that the Heat won't be up by 48 points in the third quarter like they did to Cleveland the first time there. LOL



Since: Sep 15, 2006
Posted on: March 28, 2011 1:09 pm
 

"Dung Boy" James is a Liar & a Loser

"Dung Boy" James forgot all about the promise he made us Cavs fans and just ditched his fans, friends, family and teammates to go play second fiddle to D-Wade.  He let all of us down, as well as the City of Cleveland.  What's more is that he made things worse with his lies.  All through his final season, he kept saying that the Cavs had the advantage going into free agency.   However, the truth of the matter is that he had conspired with D-Wade & Chris "BUSH" to go to Miami.  How in Hell did the Cavs have an advantage in that scenario?  He was just keeping the locals off of his back by placating them.  With the way "Dung Boy" gave up totally in the playoffs, it was obvious that he was leaving.  He made up the story about his arm being hurt, as an excuse.  Well, looking back to the 2011 All-Star game, "Dung Boy" single handedly brought the East back with numerous full court drives to the hoop, showing that he didn't need to shoot jumpers to win, and that the whole "arm" story was bogus!  He quit on us, because it would have been difficult for him to explain leaving if the Cavs won the championship in 2010.  All of you brand new, fair weather Heat fans can just go to the devil!


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