Thursday, July 8, 2010
Cavs owner unloads on 'former King'
By Jeff Caplan
Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert delivered a harsh potrayal of departing superstar LeBron James in an open letter to Cavs fans on the team's web site. Gilbert writes: "I PERSONALLY GUARANTEE THAT THE CLEVELAND CAVALIERS WILL WIN AN NBA CHAMPIONSHIP BEFORE THE SELF-TITLED FORMER ‘KING’ WINS ONE.
You can take it to the bank."
He calls James' decision to sign with the Miami Heat a "cowardly betrayal," and that James will be toting the Cleveland sports "curse with him down south."