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LeBron James ends the debate, no one can deny his greatness now

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The drought is over for Cleveland, and the debate is over as well. Best player in basketball? His name is LeBron James. This is why he went back to Cleveland, to deliver a title, to end the city’s epic championship drought and finally give Northeast Ohio what it craved for nearly 52 years. It’s done. And now he’s free. Anything that happens from here is icing atop a three-tiered championship cake for James. There’s absolutely nothing left for James to…

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Today on Context Florida: NBA social consciousness, symbolism of The 4th and Confederate flag must go

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Today on Context Florida: Richard Lapchick, director of the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, offers his National Basketball Association all-star team of social conscience. The NBA has always led other leagues on best hiring practices both for people of color and women, and has been the most progressive with its policies and impact on communities. So it’s not surprising that basketball is Lapchick’s favorite sport. As we prepare to celebrate the holiday formally called Independence Day but more commonly…

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