Credit LeBron James' charitable intent

Boys and Girls Club deserve attention, especially on day of Oscar Grant shooting verdict

Updated: July 12, 2010, 2:43 PM ET
By LZ Granderson | ESPN.com

My 13-year-old son sauntered into my bedroom last night, stretched his long body on the foot of my bed and joined me in watching Lebron James announce his decision to sign with the Miami Heat.

"Man, I should play basketball, Dad," he said. "They are getting paid."

I smiled and said, "Maybe you should."

My son's a good boy, and I'm not just saying that because I'm his father. He gets good grades, says "please" and "thank you" and is budding into quite ...

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