The other day I sat down and watched “More Than a Game”, a documentary on the 4 players that grew up playing basketball together in Akron, OH.
(For Netflix subscribers, the documentary is available through instant streaming)
From start to finish, it was an excellent story showing team work, leadership and individual struggles and growth. At the end of it, I realized what could be the ultimate reason LeBron James turned down all offers and headed to Miami.Follow @davevanz
For LeBron, before his pro career began, he was surrounded by a few guys that were more than his teammates on the court. These guys were family and they road the journey of their childhood together. At one point in the documentary, a guy (can’t remember who) said