When you declare yourself the king, as LeBron James did and Henry VIII in England, and it looks like Donald Trump in the United States these days, then you’ll probably act like the world is your kingdom — heck, LeBron calls it the (his?) Land — and your actions will be erratic and often damaging or dangerous, but your courtiers will be quick to respond supportively to your megalomania.

So it was little surprise to see Cavs general manager David Griffin, who by the way has done a terrific job supplying James with an endless procession of supporting players while destroying the team’s post-James future, quickly say he was “grateful” for James’ additional input on the roster last week when James demeaned management’s efforts.

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