Forget the Elbow. Following LeBron's Game 1 performance and the Sunday afternoon love fest during which the league's top player accepted his second-consecutive MVP award, talk has once again turned to what'll happen to LBJ when the 2009-2010 season is over.
ESPN.com writer Chris Broussard seems to be sold on the idea that LeBron will be wearing wine and gold when the 2010-2011 NBA season tips off in the fall. Aside from the fact that LeBron would leave $30 million on the table by packing his bags, Broussard says it makes no sense to stage a public ceremony focused on loyalty like the one that happened at the University of Akron's Rhodes Arena on Sunday if in a few months you are going to walk away from your team and a city that loves you.
Sure, LeBron used the obligatory "No matter what might be ahead for me, this will always be my home" line he first unveiled at the start of the season, but he also talked a lot about loyalty. And let's face it: Being loyal to Akron means being a Cleveland Cavalier.
If you weren't there, here's what happened ...