“The Decision” generated a 7.3 rating last night, yet no one is willing to admit that he watched it, as though doing so would somehow indicate acceptance of all things evil in professional sports.
It delivered on every pre-air caution. It was boring; it was contrived; it was narcissistic; it was gratuitous; but it was an event. And despite the fact that the 7.3 rated program delivered about a 1.0 on the entertainment scale, I don’t regret taking it in. LeBron on the other hand – he likely regrets putting it on. At least he should.
Interestingly enough, James isn’t the most foul smelling entity of this saga. Enter Cavs majority owner Dan Gilbert: