Bringing title to Cleveland more valuable to LeBron

Really, it's not about brighter lights, or being a Knick or Laker. What LeBron James really wants is to bring a parade to his beloved Cleveland.

Updated: July 11, 2006, 12:50 AM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

I read all the reasons my man Bill Simmons trotted out to explain why LeBron James very well could have turned down a five-year, $80 million contract extension from the Cleveland Cavaliers and actually started second-guessing my recent pronouncement that LeBron was a lock to stay put.

The Sports Guy was right. If anyone on Earth could let that kind of money sit on the table and wait two years for unrestricted free agency, it's LeBron.

However ...

I quickly remembered the two ...

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