Video: Miami Heat fans react to LeBron leaving them by burning jerseys and defacing murals
That's not a very nice way to say goodbye...
American sport was rocked yesterday with the news that LeBron James was going home to re-join the Cleveland Cavaliers after four years with the Miami Heat, it's the biggest story in the NBA since LeBron decided to leave Cleveland back in 2010.
The reaction in Cleveland has been incredible as you can imagine because LeBron James is joining them. But spare a thought for fans of the Heat who are losing one of the games greatest ever players, they are not best pleased.
They started the backlash by defacing this mural which took two months to paint...
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When big players leave any sports team these days, it almost seems like common practice to burn that players' jersey. Cleveland fans did it when LeBron left four years ago (awkward) and some of the Miami Heat fans have decided to be unoriginal and burn LeBron's number six jersey. (Some NSFW language here)
Hat-tip to Bleacher Report.