Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Plain Dealer-Oscar Robertson Has No Problem With Lebron's Decision

NBA Great Oscar Robertson with Lebron James: AP
(Story reported by Bill Livingston for The Cleveland Plain Dealer)

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The basketball emancipator doesn't see anything wrong with players stacking teams, so don't complain to him about the Miami Heat's "Three Megos."

The way Oscar Robertson sees it, teams were stacked and so was the deck for much of his career.

"The Big O" played alongside Jerry Lucas and other luminaries from the 1960 U.S. Olympic team he co-captained, players like Bob Boozer and Adrian Smith, but the Cincinnati Royals still never got to size the championship rings.

Boston hung the banners and had the mystique, the latter word, in this case, being spelled "R-u-s-s-e-l-l."

(click here to read the full story on the Cleveland Plain Dealer website)

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