How do you get your team-mates pumped up for the big game?
Remind them that loads of people are watching because of you, but they are pretty cool too.
That is basically what LeBron James did before his Cleveland Cavaliers team got their season under way against the New York Knicks. Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks came out on top 95-90, and maybe it had something to do with this utterly crap speech:
Don’t take this moment for granted. This is going to be one of the — this is one of the biggest sporting spectacles in the history of sports. And we’re a part of it. And it has a lot to do with me. I understand that. But I wouldn’t want to do it with no other guys besides ya’ll.
Must do better, LeBron.