LeBron James Once Revealed How His Mother Convinced Him to Leave Cleveland for Miami Heat:”Don’t Think About Everybody.At the end of the day you have to live with whatever decision you make”

Published 12/24/2021, 7:00 PM EST
February 18, 2014: Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade #3, Miami Heat small forward LeBron James #6 and Miami Heat center Chris Bosh #1 observe the National Anthem before an NBA game between the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX Miami defeated Dallas 117-106 (Photo by Albert Pena/Icon SMI/Corbis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)


LeBron James won consecutive NBA championships with Miami Heat and was part of the formidable James-Wade partnership. When LeBron took the bold step of joining the Heat from Cleveland, it instantly became a topic of discussion.

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James once mentioned a very interesting story of what made him join the Miami Heat.

James joining Miami Heat and the role of his mother:

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A young and rising LeBron James took the decision to shift camps to the city of Miami, and he was heavily criticized. Many bashed him for moving and said that the debate between Michael Jordan and LeBron James was over.

You know the whole decision, in general, could have been done differently. But at the end of the day, I would’ve still wanted to be a part of this franchise.” LeBron James talks about his transfer to the Miami Heat.

James also mentioned a very interesting story involving his trade with the Miami Heat and his mother. “The day I was going to do the announcement, I was a little undecided. I didn’t know if I was doing the right thing or not. I got a phone call from my mother and she basically said, ‘You know you have to do what was best for you and you have to do what’s gonna make you happy and not worry about everybody else.'”

LeBron James in Miami Heat:

February 18, 2014: Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade #3 and Miami Heat small forward LeBron James #6 chat during halftime during an NBA game between the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX Miami defeated Dallas 117-106 (Photo by Albert Pena/Icon SMI/Corbis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

James and Dwyane Wade formed one of the greatest duos to play in the league when they played for the Miami Heat. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh were called the “big three” and played four seasons together.

The Miami Heat reached the finals four seasons in a row and won two of them in 2012 and 2013.

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Although the trio played only four seasons together, they have established themselves in the NBA’s history. They delivered performances that will stay with the Miami Heat fans forever.

The LeBron James and Dwyane Wade duo gave the NBA one of its most iconic moments. An iconic alley-loop involving James and Wade broke the internet that time. The Miami Heat played against the Milwaukee Bucks when James and Wade gave the fans something to talk about.

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What is your best memory of LeBron James in a Miami Heat jersey? Let us know in the comments.

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Abhinava Ghosh

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Abhinava is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's in Journalism and Mass Communication. Abhinava has been following NBA for the past 6 years and is a huge fan of the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry.

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