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LeBron James really told Cleveland fans. He's laughing all the way to the NBA Finals. Should I be upset that a team with three of the best players in the NBA, arguably two of the best five, has made it to the Finals? That James thinks he's right?

I'm not mad about that at all. But I am mad as hell about James' sudden ability to hit big shots. Where was that last year against the Celtics in the playoffs? Or in 2007, when the Cavs were being swept by the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals?

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Does James really think winning a title with the Heat is going to feel at all like it would have had he won a championship in Cleveland with his hometown Cavs? To me it's going to feel a little hollow. He'll never get his reputation back.

Will he continue to take -- and make -- big shots against the Dallas Mavericks? Or will he hand off to Dwyane Wade? Remember, James has a history of coming up small, from the championship series against the Spurs to the Celtics playoff series. He never looked smaller than when he was announcing "The Decision" on ESPN last summer.

Here's hoping that the Cavs, with two of the first four picks, find a way to become competitive again and deliver a championship to Cleveland. The city deserves it, even more than LeBron James.

And if he wins one with the Heat over the next few weeks? Who cares.

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