BEIJING, July 9 (Xinhuanet) -- NBA's superstar LeBron James's move to Miami Heat made Cleveland Cavaliers' fans in deep sadness, according to the New York Times on Friday.
After seven years of playing for the Cavaliers, James did not win any championship title. James broke the silence on ESPN TV that he has decided to join the Heat.
Hearing it, Cleveland fans broke into tears. Winning just one championship for title-starved Cleveland, they said, would make him a legend forever.
In the opening minutes of that event in ESPN, the crowd in Cleveland gradually became silent. Cleveland fans were expecting the worst, though they could not believe his final decision.
After what James had said, few were still watching when the program pictured into a happy crowd in Miami.
Outside, the longtime Cavaliers fan Chris Parker, said, “You would have hoped he could have let the city down a little more easily.”
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