Daily News - August 2, 2014

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Ohio Lawmaker Proposes LeBron License Plate
Author: Mark Gillispie
Publication: Associated Press

"An Ohio lawmaker wants to give the state's motorists the chance to score a license plate honoring LeBron James.

State Rep. Bill Patmon is planning to introduce legislation to permit the sale of a commemorative "LeBron James Witness 2.0" plate honoring the Akron native's decision return to the Cleveland Cavaliers." - CLICK HERE to read full story.

Dwyane Wade supportive of LeBron
Author: ESPN News Services
Publication: ESPN.com

"Even before LeBron James told him he'd be going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Dwyane Wade said he could tell his teammate and friend would not be returning to the Miami Heat.

Wade said Friday that he could just tell from James' body language during a flight from Las Vegas that he would not be coming back.

"Yeah, I went to sleep knowing," Wade told reporters. "He called me the next day. But I knew then. Obviously he still had to say the final yay or nay, but I knew. I could tell."" - CLICK HERE to read full story.

David Blatt: We had to act in Gaza
Author: Yoav Borovitch
Publication: Globes

"The Cleveland Cavaliers head coach told "Globes" that Israel is fighting its most justified war in years.

David Blatt, the first Israeli to be appointed head coach of an NBA team (the Cleveland Cavaliers), after leading Maccabi Tel Aviv to an upset victory in the last European club basketball championship, feels ill at ease about not being in Israel during Operation Protective Edge. "It's true I don't feel comfortable not being in Israel at a time like this," he said in a telephone conversation with "Globes" from his new home in Cleveland. Blatt, who grew up in the US, immigrated to Israel as a basketball player when he was 22." - CLICK HERE to read full story.

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