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LeBron's pride simply not important

Updated: July 10, 2014, 7:46 PM ET
By Jason Whitlock | ESPN.com

The wrong P-word is being tossed around in the LeBron James free-agency saga.

Pride. There's a prevailing sentiment among some folks, particularly black folks, that LeBron will have to swallow his pride in order to play basketball again for Dan Gilbert, the owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers. My friend and colleague J.A. Adande wrote a compelling piece probing larger NBA labor issues that separate James and Gilbert. This piece focuses singularly on pride and what role it should play ...

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