LeBron James’ Former Teammate Recreates Iconic ‘Decision’ Moment in Shock Career-Changing Announcement

Published 12/19/2023, 5:30 AM EST

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One of the most iconic moments of LeBron James‘ career was when he declared his move to the Miami Heat in 2010. While the dramatic announcement may have left Cleveland Cavaliers fans in disbelief, it undeniably became a pivotal learning experience for the Chosen One, contributing significantly to his growth and achievements. Notably, his former teammate has also embarked career-defining move that might be one of the most crucial steps in his journey.

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DeMarcus Cousins’ recent announcement that echoed James’s famous one-liner has already garnered people’s attention. He will soon be back in action. However, it isn’t the NBA.

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After much speculation, the 4x NBA All-Star has revealed his plans to return to basketball. The 33-year-old has agreed to a 10-day contract with the Taiwan Beer Leopards of Taiwan’s T1 League. With Cousins on their roster, both the team and the player appear confident. Recently, in a podcast, Boogie announced in the same deep voice as James and said, “I’ll be taking my talents to Taiwan. I’ll be playing with Taiwan Bear Leopards.” 

Boogie also shared a special video on his Facebook to greet the Taiwanese fans. In the video, he said, “Ni hao, Dear Leopards fans, excited to come over and put on a show for you all. Come catch me at a game soon. See you there.” 

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Cousins is set to join the Beer Leopards in January. He is scheduled to be a part of at least four games on January 20, 21, 27, and 28, all of which are home games. Details regarding any additional participation with the team have not been disclosed.

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The former Sacramento Kings star was one of the best big men in the league. But due to several injuries that continue to disrupt his run in the NBA, he hasn’t played since 2022. Do you think he will be able to compete in the international league? For now, his one-liner comment is making rounds on the internet, helping LeBron’s ‘Decision’ resurface.

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LeBron James’ viral statement after leaving Cleveland Cavaliers

Similar to the tension observed among Cousins’ fans, Cavs enthusiasts experienced a similar sense of anticipation when James declared his departure. The star player opted to leave the Cavaliers for the Miami Heat, citing various reasons.

LeBron conveyed his intention to sign with the Miami Heat, during a live ESPN broadcast known as ‘The Decision.’ During the broadcast, he said, “In this fall, I am going to take my talents to South Beach and join the Miami Heat.”

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The rest, as they say, is history. It has become such a pivotal moment in sports history, that it has its own name and athletes have started using it themselves. What are your thoughts on Cousins’ decision? Let us know in the comments.

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