I'm LeBron, baby. I can play on this level. I got some game.
That was Obama in 2004
before he spoke to the Democratic National Convention. I thought of it last night as ESPN played the infamous press conference/rally/hubrispalooza, because I'd forgotten the message that opened the event in big red letters: "YES WE DID." Perhaps LeBron's count-down of how many championships the team would win was his version of an 8 percent unemployment prediction.
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