Lebron Backlash Over? James #1 in NBA Jersey Sales

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LeBron James of the Miami Heat grabbed the No. 1 spot on the NBA’s Most Popular Jerseys list, regaining the top ranking for the first time since April 2004. Does that mean the backlash from “The Decision,” quite possibly one of the dumbest PR moves in not only sports but also celebrity history,  is now over?

Have people forgiven the self-ascribed King, or is his jersey being purchased by front-runner douches eager to align themselves with the league’s biggest villain? You might remember the stir caused by a fan wearing a Lebron Heat jersey to a Cleveland Indians game in July, when the wound was still fresh.

By Paul M. Banks

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