With no NBA games or events from Monday to Wednesday this week, sports shows were forced to come up with different ways to fill air time. Fox Sports’ Undisputed decided to bring up the classic LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan debate featuring a special guest: Eddie House.
If you don’t recall, House was James’ teammate during the 2010-11 season with the Heat when Miami reached the NBA Finals. It was House’s final season in the league, and he didn’t contribute much, averaging 6.5 points in 17.5 minutes per game.
Game Kids Tedy Bruschi Jersey But House isn’t the only one to question James’ motivation in that series. Henry Abbott, founder of TrueHoop, wrote in 2011 that James was just being lazy and didn’t show much effort on defense.
So, did James quit on the Heat in 2011? That may be a strong word used to create drama for a TV show, but it is interesting to hear a different perspective from one of James’ teammates who witnessed the series up close.
So far this season, LeBron James and Anthony Davis received their first career ejections, Shaun Livingston and a referee went forehead-to-forehead during an argument, and Draymond Green has gone so far as to say league should get a whole new crop of referees.
In this meeting, we took some important steps in identifying existing frustrations for both sides, NBPA executive director Michele Roberts said. Now with that information, we plan to move forward and continue to work together to find solutions that will enhance the on-court experience for both parties.
NBRA spokesperson Mark Denesuk agreed with Roberts’ assessment: Our two unions met out of the necessity to examine issues that have previously Dion Dawkins Authentic Jersey been left unaddressed. We look forward to continued collaboration between our two organizations to explore common interests.