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LeBron James on David Blatt getting championship ring: ‘Who am I to say who can or can’t get a ring’

David Blatt, Lebron James

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt pats LeBron James on the chest at the end of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. James’ calculating image wasn’t helped when the Cavaliers stunningly fired Blatt on Friday, Jan. 22, despite Blatt leading the team to the NBA Finals last season and an Eastern Conference-best 30-11 record this season. James has played for three coaches during his two stints in Cleveland, (AP Photo/Michael Perez, File)


From the man who brought you such ringing endorsements as “What other coach do we have?"… LeBron James on David Blatt accepting a Cavaliers championship ring.

LeBron, via Joe Vardon of

“That’s an organizational thing and if that’s what they wanted to do then we’re all for it. Who am I to say who can or can’t get a ring?”

I really miss the LeBron-Blatt dynamic. For this quote alone, giving Blatt a ring was worth it.