LeBron James cemented his legacy this past Sunday after stymieing the most prolific regular season of all-time in the Golden State Warriors. After capturing that third elusive title, LeBron candidly revealed to ESPN the logic behind his secret motivation in wanting to rejoin the Cavaliers. Grab your popcorn, because this is going to be good.
LeBron gets the sweetest revenge
The Miami Heat told LeBron this was going to be his worse decision ever.
Despite bringing two championships to the city of Miami, LeBron found himself facing the wrath of the Heat because of his decision to return back to Cleveland. In an interview with ESPN, LeBron explained how people within the Heat organization weren’t particularly fond of his decision to part ways.
LeBron was hurting.
Per ESPN’s Dave McMenamin:
“[James] told me that when he left Miami and people who he thought he had strong, trusting relationships with – he said, I’m not going to name names, but someone told me that ‘you’re making the biggest mistake of your career.’
And he said it really hurt him. Basically, he felt taken for granted. ‘Look, I just gave you four years of my prime, and you’re not going to be comfortable with my decision and root me on? You’re going to make me feel bad going out the door?’”