"All of Israel is behind the Cavaliers."
That's what Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his good friend David Blatt before Cleveland's NBA Finals appearance last year. That isn't the case anymore.
Since the legendary Maccabi Tel Aviv coach was unceremoniously fired a few days ago, Israel has stopped broadcasting Cavs games and ruined former Michigan basketball player Stu Douglass' "Bron viewing":
Petty? Sure. Understandable? Absolutely.
However, Israeli sports journalist Sharon Davidovitch had an interesting way at looking at the recent Israeli LeBron hate telling the Agence France-Presse:
"LeBron James is now the most hated person in Israel. It's a little bit joking and a little bit true: These days I can only compare the Israeli hate for LeBron James to the hate for Hamas."
If you didn't know, Hamas' only mission is the complete destruction of Israel. So yeah, LeBron is in that company now. Blatt stans have even taken to James' Instagram and Twitter account to voice their displeasure.
Those people should read the reports of Blatt not having a spine in regards to critiquing LeBron's in-game mistakes during film sessions. Once the Cavs made a trade for Kevin Love, it was all bad for the rookie NBA coach. Blatt would've been better off with a young team in rebuild mode. He was setup to fail and the Chuckster agrees.
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