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LeBron wasn't built for New York

After coming up short in Miami, there's no way he would've made it in the Big Apple

Updated: June 15, 2011, 7:53 AM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

Whew! New Yorkers were lucky.

As much as fans here wanted LeBron James to lead the New York Knicks to a championship, it was the right decision not to come to the Big Apple.

If he can't take the Heat (sorry for the pun) in Miami, he never would have been able to handle the scrutiny and criticism of playing in New York.

Never before has a player with so much talent come up so small in a pressure situation. In crunch time, with less than five minutes to go and the scoring ...

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