LeBron James knows his departure from Cleveland pissed off many Ohioans. He’s anticipating a negative reception in December when he returns to Quicken Loans Arena. The NBA is aware of the potential for disaster on Dec. 2, and they’re beefing up security: “A Heat source … told the Sun Sentinel it was his understanding that the league would be taking over security in Cleveland that night, similar to the approach at the All-Star Game and NBA Finals.” [Sun-Sentinel; photo via Getty]
Texas inquired with Brad Stevens of the Celtics, too.
Not mincing words.