The Comeback: LeBron, the Cavs & Cleveland: How LeBron James Came Home and Brought Cleveland a Championship

The Comeback: LeBron, the Cavs & Cleveland: How LeBron James Came Home and Brought Cleveland a Championship

by Terry Pluto

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938441882
Publisher: Gray & Company, Publishers
Publication date: 10/25/2016
Pages: 235
Sales rank: 550,988
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Terry Pluto is a sports columnist for The Plain Dealer. He has twice been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors as the nation’s top sports columnist for medium-sized newspapers. He is a ten-time winner of the Ohio Sports Writer of the Year award and has received more than 50 state and local writing awards. In 2005 he was inducted into the Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame. He is the author of 30 books, including The Curse of Rocky Colavito (selected by the New York Times as one of the five notable sports books of 1989), and Loose Balls, which was ranked number 13 on Sports Illustrated’s list of the top 100 sports books of all time. He was called “Perhaps the best American writer of sports books,” by the Chicago Tribune in 1997.

Table of Contents

Contents

About this Book

A Trophy, a Parade and Forgiveness

The Decision

  • Courting LeBron James

  • Pat Riley’s Infatuation with LeBron James

  • What a Way to Make a Decision

  • Thunderclaps After the First Decision

Sorting Through the Rubble

  • The Long, Tough Road: Chris Grant Takes Over

  • Here Come The Draft Picks

  • The Darkest Days and the Dream

  • LeBron James Needed Four Years In Miami

  • The Return

  • The Kitchen Table Meeting

The Homecoming

  • Making Bad Trades For a Good Reason

  • LeBron’s Old-School Decision

  • Dinner, a Phone Call and Love

The View From the Sideline

  • Here Comes David Blatt

  • Coaching From the Shadows

  • David Blatt’s Coaching Nightmare

  • The Challenge of Coaching LeBron James

  • David Griffin’s Big Decision

Shaping a Legend

  • LeBron: The Best of Michael Jordan and

  • Magic Johnson

  • The NBA Great Who Really Understands LeBron James

  • For LeBron James, It Started with the Shoes

  • No One Plays the Money Game Like LeBron

Winning It All

  • Kyrie Irving’s Midnight Meeting

  • How The East Was Won

  • Waiting For the Seventh Game

  • A Seventh Game For The Ages

Acknowledgments

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