LeBron James is in the NBA Finals for the eighth straight year. This year’s appearance is the least likely during that stretch. That’s a long time in real years, and internet years. Let’s take a stroll down memory lane to the last time LeBron James was eliminated (in the Eastern Conference semifinals, by Boston), which happened on May 13, 2010.
Here were some of the big stories that week.
The Lost series finale was approaching, and would air on May 23, 2010, 10 days later.
The State of Hawaii passed a law allowing the state to refuse additional requests for Barack Obama’s birth certificate
“Wizards of Waverly Place” star Selena Gomez graduated from high school.
A story on how people portray themselves differently online on social media than they are in real life.
Law & Order was ending after a 20-year run.
Justin Bieber performed at Wango Tango, two months before headlining his first world tour.
The passage a few weeks earlier of the Arizona immigration law was one of the biggest stories.