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(From McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Akron Beacon Journal - Ohio)
Byline: George M. Thomas
He's always going to be one of Akron's own, but LeBron James and the way he left Cleveland are still the subject of fierce debate in some quarters.
ABC-ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy stoked that debate with comments he made during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, when he said he couldn't understand why James still generates so much animosity nationwide close to two years after the "The Decision."
The backlash came fast as fans dialed into local sports talk radio stations to relive their disdain.
Van Gundy clarified those remarks Monday as …