Dustin Fox is Cleveland's Unofficial Lead Recruiter for LeBron James

By Ramzy Nasrallah on July 5, 2014 at 3:19 pm
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Unburnt LeBron James jerseys (via Dustin Fox)

It began with a Saturday afternoon observation:

Former Buckeye Dustin Fox, now one half of the Bull and Fox radio program has made no secret that he would like to see free agent LeBron James back on with Ohio's NBA team four year after scores of Cavaliers fans publicly burned their #23 jerseys in the aftermath of The Decision.

He then produced evidence that he wasn't among the jersey burners back in 2010:

What followed were dozens of Cavs fans showing both Fox - and James - that they hadn't burned their jerseys either, as pictured above and on Fox's twitter feed.

Cleveland is indeed pursuing Ohio's greatest basketball player, as are the Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns. Whether the Cavs are successful in bringing James back - after one of the messiest exists in professional sports history - remains to be seen. 

One thing is evident: There is a sizable contingent of fans in Ohio who are ready to forgive and forget - and Fox is trying to make it clear that not all bridges - or jerseys - went up in flames four years ago.

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