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LeBron's legacy on the line in Game 6

Whether he stays or goes, night could define him forever in Cleveland -- and beyond

Updated: May 13, 2010, 2:40 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

LeBron James is a comic-book figure stripped of his cape, an emperor stripped of his clothes. He has more to prove in Boston than any enemy force since the '85 Lakers hit the parquet floor after their Memorial Day emasculation in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

The Lakers took Game 2, won the title, ended decades of Celtics dominance and left Red Auerbach to light an exploding cigar. So here are the defining questions confronting James on Thursday night:

Can a superstar who played a timid ...

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