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June 5, 2013

LeBron continues to amaze us

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WASHINGTON —

I’ve been called a “hater” by numerous Heat fans, but the honest truth is if you can’t appreciate James as a basketball fan, then you are doing yourself an incredible disservice.

Defense’s used to be able to force him into shooting long jump shots, until he made 40 percent of his 3-pointers this season. James is the smartest player or coach on the court at all times, and 95 percent of the time it’s not close.

James holds the basketball world in the palm of his very large hands; the only question is what he will do next to amaze us.

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