Mo Williams Did Not Handle LeBron's Decision Very Well

(This post is courtesy of Eric Freeman at The Baseline. For much more on LeBron, head over there.)
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↵LeBron James' decision to sign with the Miami Heat was an emotional moment. Apart from the fact that he was spurning Cleveland to join a new championship favorite in South Beach, it was the end of a long, stressful period for NBA fans everywhere. Even the people at the Boys and Girls Club groaned, and they were the recipients of a considerable charitable donation. ↵
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↵However, we usually expect some degree of professionalism from players and executives in the wake of such a monumental decision. Dan Gilbert's outburst of a Comic Sans-fonted letter was an instant classic the moment it was published, both for the style in which it was written and the simple shock of seeing the owner of a professional sports team act like a six-year-old who'd had his ice cream stolen. ↵
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↵But Gilbert was not the only member of the Cavs organization to handle the news poorly. Just check these missives from the Twitter feed of guard Mo Williams (NSFW on his actual page): ↵
↵⇥Well f---, I gotta be honest. I'm sick as a dog. I feel like my heart has been pulled out. But I'm happy for my friend. S--------- ↵⇥
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↵⇥The only thing, and I mean the only thing I disagree with is.... If he knew somewhere else was the destination. He should have spared cle On national tv. But this was history so we might not understand the magnitude today. But when we look back on this, we might not Never see this again. ↵⇥
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↵⇥I know we all angry, mad, disappointed. But remember that's a triple double walking. Let's pray he have a change of heart 2nite. It is the The night of the unexpected. Who am I kidding ↵⇥
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↵⇥I'm still can't believe he gone y'all. 4real no bs. I think we all took it for granted and thought it was a nobrainer and he was resighning ↵⇥
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↵⇥The person that I feel most sorry for is mike brown. He is a really good coach. ↵
↵Continue reading at The Baseline↵

This post originally appeared on the Sporting Blog. For more, see The Sporting Blog Archives.

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