LeBron Interview: ‘We hated Cleveland growing up’

The LeBron James self-immolation parade continues this week as he’s back with more third person, revisionist wisdom in an interview with GQ magazine.

LeBron James

(Pinata endorsement part of the plan?)

Here’s some samples of the remarks James recently made to GQ writer J.R. Moehringer:

“It’s not far, but it is far. And Clevelanders, because they were the bigger-city kids when we were growing up, looked down on us.… So we didn’t actually like Cleveland. We hated Cleveland growing up. There’s a lot of people in Cleveland we still hate to this day.”

Despite those comments, James also curiously claimed to Moehringer that he’d consider one day returning to the Cavs:

“If there was an opportunity for me to return and those fans welcome me back, that’d be a great story.”

Somehow I think that story though won’t be authored by current Cavs owner Dan Gilbert. James, once again speaking in third person: Read more…