July 10, 2010

Behind the Scenes of the LKL Interview with LeBron James!

Posted: 12:10 PM ET

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Andrew Koberlein   June 1st, 2010 6:19 pm ET

Please help me share this solution.
There is a simple way to solve the Oil Spill/Leak which I cannot believe BP engineers have not tried. The problem is you have to control the flow and capture the Oil. The simplest and easiest way to do this is in simple terms is place a Water Tower over it under water. Water Towers are designed to control flow and capture large quantities of fluids. Once the tower is in place you can easily siphon off the oil. Yes this is a real solution which can withstand the flow pressure and capture the oil. All prior solutions BP has tried have not allowed for flow pressure and a capture point. We build water towers in america with very large flow pipes and tanks.

Anne D   June 1st, 2010 6:27 pm ET

June 4 perhaps?

Jessie from Auckland, NZ   June 1st, 2010 9:15 pm ET

@Andrew Koberlein June 1st, 2010 6:19 pm ET

From what I have heard, I think BP are in the process of building these at the moment. Unfortunately, they did not have these ready for a scenario like this that is why it is taking time.

Jessie from Auckland, NZ   June 1st, 2010 9:21 pm ET

Nice pictures Larry. Good moves there.

What a well-built, tall athlete and I like his home.

maggie   June 1st, 2010 11:46 pm ET

Looking good Larry !

Shawn23   June 2nd, 2010 12:12 am ET

Hey Larry thanks for interviewing da king you guys look great shooting hoops! Lebron stay in Cleveland go cavs!!! The best player in the nba.

Nikki Gwin   June 2nd, 2010 1:08 am ET

Yay Larry Glad u interviewed the KING.. LeBron is the best in the NBA right now and theres no doubt.. My advice to LeBron is STAY in Cleveland and its not cuz im from there becuz i live in Humansville Missouri. I just think since his roots are born & raised there he should stay there and make it a "HISTORY" place like Michael Jordan did Chicago.. My 4 yr old LOVES LeBron sits and actually WATCHES a whole CAVS game.. I want to get tickets for me to drive him there this season to watch his hero play, EVEN if it is 8 hrs away from home... The KING should reside in Cleveland....

Brian Hannum   June 2nd, 2010 6:02 am ET

Thank you for interviewing are King Mr.King. I have no doubt in my mind LeBron will be in a Cavaliers uniform next year. The King is a very smart athlete and buisness man. This media frenzy over him has got to pay something. He should want to stay just because he is a finisher and not a quitter! Cleveland has a sports curse and LeBron was sent to us to fix this. He has to be patient and relax we got his back here in Cleveland. He goes somewhere else may be getting thrown to sharks! NY is gonna want championship in first year, Chicago gotta always be compared to Jordan that happens already but not with intensity. He will always be loved by my family and me no-matter what happens or where he goes. Thanks for the seasons and excitement you have already brought this city!

American Patriot   June 2nd, 2010 8:54 am ET

I would like to file a Complaint against Mr. Eric Holder for refusing to Enforce Federal Immigration laws in the United States that he SWORE AN OATH to uphold.

It wouldn't matter if you are Latino or Hispanic or Norwegian," she said. "If you didn't have proof of citizenship and the police officer had reasonable suspicion, he would ask and verify your citizenship. I mean, that's the way that it is. That's what the federal law says. And that's what the law in Arizona says." GOVERNOR OF AIRZONA…..

Mr. Holder has refused to do the job he swore and Oath to and uphold and Enforce the Laws of the U.S.

This is a vote of NO Confidence against Mr. Holder by the American People at a rate of 80%, that is how many Americans support the Arizona Bill.

By Mr. Holder refusing to ENFORCE Federal Immigration Laws and the Laws of this United States.

I call for his removal from office of the Attorney General of the United States on the basis of failing and willful refusal to uphold the Law.

I will circulate this on the internet to get signatures from U.S. Citizens from all over the United States. With 80% of American Citizens demanding the Federal Immigration Law be enforced, I am confident my petition will get millions of signatures and make it on mainstream Media.


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richard   June 2nd, 2010 2:19 pm ET

is lebron staying with the cavaliers

Charles   June 2nd, 2010 6:37 pm ET

@American Patriot,
Mr. Holder has no time for this issue. He is too busy determining who should go to trial for the BP spill. Afterall, you know that's more important than finding a solution for the spill.

Debbie Brunotts   June 2nd, 2010 9:16 pm ET

Debbie Brunotts June 2nd, 2010 9:12 pm ET
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I have been in the Cleveland, Ohio area with my husband caring for his 95 year old dad the past 3 years. We have become huge Cavaliers fans during our time in this area. We attended the Atlanta/Cavs playoff game year before last, and really enjoyed the "King James" show! The "Q" is really his "home" and a wonderful facility; and the fans here are in love with LeBron James. He's their bright spot in this dim economically depressed area! We hope the "King" stays right here in Ohio and plays for the Cavs for years to come! Even if we are no longer in this area; he did for me what Tiger Woods did for golf; made me a basketball fan. (LeBron James fan, at least!). Good luck, LeBron; wherever you decide to play!

stacey jones   June 4th, 2010 2:27 am ET

i love everything about you lebron james i am a single mom from tuskegee. al and know how things are keep your head up and keep god first stay strong hard and strong but yet sweet like you are i love you i wish i could come to your game and meet you and the cavs one day yours truly stacey

Mary R   June 4th, 2010 9:12 pm ET


You are a class act–talented at basketball and SMART too. I am a 58 year old white woman and you prove the point that hard work, dedication, and being grateful for our gifts make us all special. You deserve everything you have gotten and please–take care of your mom. She did a stellar job raising you.

Dan hogan   June 8th, 2010 10:00 pm ET

Barbara Boxer will prevail over Fiorina in the general election , Your right wing guest is full of wishful thinking. The tea party is not going to do any thing in northern california . Most of the problems we are having began with tje election of Ronald Regan and his deregulation stategies.Remember we had that moron as a govenor before his presidential run. He sowed the seeds for the states downfall just as he did for the country at large.I dont' know why those on the right praise this guy. We are still trying to recover from the Bush years. we need atrue labor party in this country.

dan hogan   June 8th, 2010 10:10 pm ET

BP continues to screw it up. I dont' think they really get how angry americans are over this. I have a more favorable view of the president (Obama) after his recent TV appearances .

midelky   July 9th, 2010 5:12 pm ET

The bitter and the sweet or sweet and bitter yesterday, July 8... the renewal of excitement in the NBA with Lebron's change to Miami and the reported death of one of Kentucky's 1984's "twin towers" and former NBA star, Melvin Turpin, apparently due to suicide. How sad and appropriate is the saying, "ALL GLORY IS FLEETING." Lebron should enjoy his moment now because one never knows how and when it all ends.

michele   July 9th, 2010 7:46 pm ET

I think the backlash that Lebron is getting because he decided to leave the cavaliers is very childish and barbaric. Just because Lebron is from Cleavland that is not a good reason for him to stay. He has to go where his dreams can come true.

The Cavaliers drop the ball in Lebron's lap and expected him to carry that ball alone all the way to a championship it wasn't going to happen. Basketball is not a one man sport it's a team sport, and it appeared that no one else was on the team. The calvaliers need to dry their eyes and have some dignity about themselves especially the the owner of the team. He is a disgrace. The way he handled the situation was dreadful. I'm glad that lebron left the cavaliers. I wish him many blessings.

Smith in Oregon   July 10th, 2010 4:41 am ET

This entire Lebron WWA type episode reminds me of the bitter rivalry between the East and West Coast of America over nearly everything, Sports, Music etc. It appears a great deal of money and influence is at work by east coast financial investors to pull the national basketball championship from it's perennial West Coast home back once again to the East Coast in the form of the Miami Heat.

However, as Lebron James crowed like a rooster at sunrise proclaiming not 1,2,3,4,5,6 national titles meaning 6+ for him and his new team mates, Pat Reily did the only sane thing in the entire Miami Heat briefing room, Pat buried his head in his hands and appeared to be thinking, what have I gotten myself into, Lebron James is a absolute nut.

For a man that hasn't won a single national title, Lebron James certainly was tooting his own horn loudly. All to often, America knows full well that comes before a large train wreck occurs. If the louder the toot the bigger the fall, it would appear that Lebron James is setting himself up for a large fall, time will of course reveal how this turns out.

Talent laden? Yes the Miami Heat NOW has three extremely gifted and talented basketball stars, however the rigors of a full schedule has placed many stars on the surgical injury list.

Knees and ankles are entirely open season for opposing basketball players that know full well if any of these three players is surgically sidelined for any duration of time, the Miami Heat becomes just another professional basketball team composed of everyday players that couldn't become national champions.

Patrick   July 10th, 2010 9:26 pm ET

LeBron, with respect to humility is an oxymoron. Notice he did not say he was taking himself to Miami, he said "I'm taking my talents to South Beach." One game may not decide who you are but I think his decision to leave Cleveland, a team who bent over backwards at the risk of hurting the future of their organization to make him happy, does define who he is. The greats like MJ, Larry and Magic did not synthetically concoct championships but let them emerge through leadership and good fortune. LeBron's legacy for me will be submission to fear of failure when it could have been so great!

Diann Morrison   July 10th, 2010 9:28 pm ET

I think it is strictly up to Lebron as to where he plays. He is a very smart businessman and he knows what is best for him and his family. Some people need to shut up about his decision. If it was them, they would weigh all their options and choose what's best. And, that is what Lebron did. Thank you!

danielle   July 10th, 2010 9:43 pm ET

I thnk people are being to harsh on Lebron. There is no law that states a player has to play for one team. Miami had a better pitch so people should deal with it and see what happens next season

Pat   July 10th, 2010 9:46 pm ET

I think it's a real shame that the American public becomes so involved in a decision that is clearly none of their business. What Lebron decides to do with his talent and time should not increase the violent nature in the human race. Lebron has been given many talents that he has used to increase his market ability. He has given Cleveland seven years – good years – and now he feels the need to move on. Why should it matter to us where he goes to play the great game of basketball? I'm sure he will play his best and attempt to win no matter were he plays. I don't know Lebron personally, but I get the impression from listening to him that he is trying his best to make good decisions for himself and his family. If that means moving everybody to Miami – I wish him the best of luck.

Joe   July 10th, 2010 9:49 pm ET

For seven years Lebron talked about dedication, loyalty, and team. When he joined the Cavs he knew all about, "The Drive", The Fumble", "The Shot" and all the other heartache Cleveland Sports fans have gone through. He stood in the "Q" last year and said that the Cavs were going to bring Cleveland a championship. He said it knowing that we have been starving for one for over four decades now. He knows all about Cleveland's struggle for winning let alone for winning a championship. It was special have your home born and home grown playing for your team. Now as a Clevelander I could care less that he left, good luck to him. As a Cleveland sports fan there was no reason for him to wait this long for him to announce his "Decision" this way. They way he did this, "The Decision" was just heart wrenching to the city of Cleveland. He could of said he was going to Miami a long time ago and the Cavs could have gone after other free agents, not now, thanks LeBron. Way to set this franchise back for years. What does it say for the city of Cleveland when your homegrown doesn't want to stay here. Now I guess we can add, "The Decision" onto the end of "The Shot." For Cleveland, this list just seems to grow.

richardpelle   July 10th, 2010 9:52 pm ET

I to think that lebron should be able to go. After all, he is very fearfull of failure. And as for there being a big three in miami, yes! But everyone should pay close attention to leron's little speech about going to the heat. He made it clear that all three were in agreement to get on the same team in the future and it all started at the Olimpics. This whole thing was a set up years ago. Look how they played for their old teams, it seemed like they tanked the season. And for the so called king, he was terrible in the playoff against Boston. He already had his mind set on going elsewhere. We will see how this plays out. But lebron will NEVER,NEVER,EVER be a Micheal Jordan. Lebron is not in the same catagory as Mike, Mike had loyalty.

jeff roy   July 11th, 2010 12:43 am ET

At the end of the day you feel awful you left cleveland. didnt appear you looked or felt that awful on friday in miami.

benedicttar   July 11th, 2010 1:22 am ET

I really don't understand why some people are so upset about Lebrons decision to go to Miami. I personally adore him n for that reason will always be a fan. I really don't care what team he plays because is him I enjoying watching him play not the team. I am praying for you to get a championship and put ur enemies to shame. I really wish I can get the honor and privilige to see u in person. God bless u n ur family in everything u do. Remember not everyone will like u, some will adore u for u and others will hate u no matter what u do but that is life and is those who hates us that makes us strong. Long live the KING

yung supastar   July 11th, 2010 5:40 am ET

i think that lebron shld have stayed and supported his team.......he should have been strong and pushed there way through guess not

Patrick   July 11th, 2010 12:09 pm ET

to benedicttar: You are right about becoming strong when you rise above your enemies and do what is right. However, life is not all about self, it is about how you treat others. LeBron has done a great job of taking care of himself. What's 30 million dollars to someone as rich as he is. Giving up more money than you will ever need is not particularly a sacrifice. With all your adoration for LeBron, don't you have feelings for the everyday fan of Cleveland?

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