Lebron James, a NBA player for the Miami Heat is recently all the talk in sports news, but why? I think it is all just a lot of hype for no reason, I mean all this publicity for a single basketball player seems kind of outrageous. Miami’s season tickets were sold out after He made the trade to the Heat. Who buys season tickets to see one player? People really thought that he was going to change that team and make it an unstoppable force. He has taken advantage of this attention and banked off of other’s stupidity with all the publicity he’s received. I can see why people can get so caught up in it though.
The media caught a lot of people up in the Lebron James trade. Even though I didn’t get caught up in the Lebron events I know a lot of people have and I understand how easy it is to get sucked into the media because of how they portray it. I mean that’s their job, to make people read what they write and believe what they say. They show us what they want us to know and twist it around to occupy us. Lebron does deserve a lot of recognition though. He is an amazing player and that cannot be denied. Lebron didn’t even play in the NCAA, he jumped straight from high school into the NBA draft in 2003 which is pretty damn impressive. There is no doubt that Lebron is a great basketball player. He severely helped the Cavaliers while playing for them and his stats are up there with some of the biggest NBA names out there. His nickname “The King” is easily lived up to by James while sitting at the top with Robertson, Jordan and Bird in the history books for the NBA. He did make the Cavaliers work and help their franchise out a ton, so I guess the same could be true with the Miami Heat (Measurement). The week Lebron was to decide his signing Jill Seward from NESN said “The world’s most-talked about basketball player will sit down in an ESPN special titled "The Decision" in Greenwich, Conn., at 9 p.m. ET, and millions will be watching.” (Seward). Millions of people sat...
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