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LeBron James

Most Valuable Loser

6/17/2009 10:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Overcompensation -- noun -- excessive reaction to a feeling of inferiority, guilt, or inadequacy leading to an exaggerated attempt to overcome the feeling ... especially when someone expected to win the NBA championship doesn't even make the finals.

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LeBron James rocked this egotistical t-shirt during a shopping break in N.Y. yesterday.

For the record -- you won't see Kobe Bryant wearing a shirt with his individual accomplishments plastered on the front of it during his championship parade today -- he's gonna let the trophy do the talking.

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16.

sick of paris    

well, lets see, It is the Los Angeles Lakers that is having the parade today and yes, Kobe will let his tropy do the talking. Lebons immaturity showed when he refused to talk to the press after the cavs loss. He still has alot of growing to do presonally and professionally before he can get to MJ's lvele( if he ever will) or Kobes.........nuf said

1849 days ago
17.

Justin    

Do you guys even watch sports? I see a comment that " I wish the Cavs would finally make it to the finals." They already did in 2007 so that makes no sense. Also , Lebron isn't going to New York, so all these idiot fans that think he is, are going to be heartbroken in 2010. People act like his team is going nowhere. It's the funniest thing I've ever seen. He has one of the richest owner in sports. He just had the best record in basketball but ran into a bad matchup. He is a god in cleveland, something he won't be in New York. He can't get any bigger than he is now. He'll get endorsements no matter where he goes. New York smells like crap, and you get holes in your sandals by just walking down the street b/c of all the smut. Basically , New York is a pile of garbage. Cleveland or Chicago is where he'll be. SORRY.

PS: He would never be able to live with the fact he failed to deliver a championship that he promised to the city. He is too close to the barbershops, friends, family , high school in Akron and Cleveland. He couldn't be able to come back to this city without death threats and being booed , and THIS IS THE MAIN FACTOR in him deciding to stay. As sad as that sounds, it is the total truth. You see LeBron in games and commercials, but you don't the LeBron the family man. Trust me , he could care less about being in New York, because he knows he can keep everything close to him in Cleveland, be worshipped, and still make millions in contracts and endorsements. ohhh i forgot, the chinese investors who now own 15 percent stake of the Cavs have announced a campaign to brand the Cavs Logo with LBJ23 all over China. Yes, China and it's 1.2 Billion basketball fans. Good luck matching that New York........

1849 days ago
18.

happy630    

#8

lebron does not have 4 kids out of wedlock, get your facts straight. he has 2 little boys w the girl he's been w since high school.

as #10 said, he is the league MVP, so not sure what the problem is. he carried his team all the way to the finals. lets not forget all the help kobe has on his team

1849 days ago
19.

Laurie    

If you watched the NBA at all this year, or last, you would know Lebron is and has been the most versitiale, consistent and totally phonominal player that has ever held a basketball....we love you, Lebron...you are definietly the leagues MVP!!!! Witness!!!!

1849 days ago
20.

Brad is a Tool    

He is a loser. Literally.

1849 days ago
21.

Brad is a Tool    

This guy can't carry Kobe's jock. And all of you posters thinking that he's staying in Cleveland are hilarious. This guy's ego is way bigger than Ohio. He's going to New York. Deal with it.

1849 days ago
22.

Brad is a Tool    

Do you think LeBron will watch the Lakers parade today? hahahaha. He has no class and no style.

1849 days ago
23.

Brad is a Tool    

Did he make that shirt himself? It looks ridiculous. Why doesn't he make a necklace of the MVP trophy and wear it everywhere. His big head will be able to hold the weight.

1849 days ago
24.

usmc mom    


HE EARNED THE TITLE AND IS ENTITLED TO WEAR WHATEVER HE WANTS. FREEDOM OF SPEECH REMEMBER!!!! AT LEAST IT WASN"T AN OBSCENE SAYING OR ILLUSTRATION THAT OUR FREEDOM OF SPEECH ALLOWS.

MY SON IS A UNITED STATES MARINE SNIPER, HE EARNED THE TITLE AFTER SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING THE TRAINING AND 2 COMBAT TOURS, IS HE DEEMED EGOTISTICAL WHEN HE AND HIS FELLOW MARINE SNIPERS WEAR THEIR SNIPER T-SHIRTS? LEAVE LEBRON ALONE. HE TOOK WHAT GOD BLESSED HIM WITH AND TURNED IT TO GOLD!!!!!

1849 days ago
25.

meow    

Oh ya Kobe, what a hero

1849 days ago
26.

Avenge, revenge, whatever    

LBJ. The L stands for "Lovesgiving". Y'all can figure the rest out. And I bet he is the MVP indeed. HA HA HA HA HA HA. Loser.

1849 days ago
27.

punchapap    

No, Kobe's shirt would say MLR. Most Luckiest Rapist.

1849 days ago
28.

hot snot    

lol this is beautiful. Yes, he has a right to wear it...he earned the title. It still doesn't make him look like less of a moron loser though

1849 days ago
29.

WOW    

omg shut the hell up all of you are now riding on kobe cause he won. If Lebron won you would riding him.

1849 days ago
30.

Laurie    

LeBron isn't ever going to be a Knick, get over yourself NY. Why would he want to? Knick's still suck and will continue to suck, Cav's don't. I'm 99% sure he will still be in Cleveland, but if not, don't get your hopes up NY, he'd be a Jersey boy with his buddy Jay-Z long before he would ever go to NY. Regarding class, LeBron has always acted with class and dignity, he slipped up once, by not going to the after game conference. Don't care if he shook hands with the Magic or not, Dwight Howard had just jacked a 3 in his face to end the game, I would have walked off too.

1849 days ago
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