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Chris Bosh, LeBron James and a rabbi

Posted by Julian Benbow, Globe Staff  August 11, 2010 04:15 PM

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Don't think for one min that I haven't been taking mental notes of everyone taking shots at me this summer. And I mean everyone!less than a minute ago via UberTwitter

The scrutiny of LeBron James is unending. He's a a multi-million dollar lab rat for the sports media, celebrity media, and gossip sites. And around the same time his teammate Chris Bosh decides to let the world know James is using it all for fuel, James of course finds a way to fuel the criticism.

Because it's worked so well for other athletes and celebs, James took to Twitter to fire back at everyone who's spewed hate his way this summer. "And I mean everyone," he re-emphasized. So that includes all parties from Rajon Rondo to Michael Jordan.

Meanwhile, since his every move is now a headline, word's out that he's consulting Yishayahu Yosef Pinto, "Rabbi to the Stars." The Miami Herald reported that Pinto, a 37-year-old who only speaks Hebrew, went to New York with James for a business meeting.

Earlier earlier in the day James met with business executives onboard a private a yacht about merchandising deals, according TMZ.

The entertainment website said James attended the meeting with Rabbi Yishayahu Yosef Pinto, ``a man known around New York as the rabbi to the business stars.''

The site had an exclusive photo of James holding hands in what seemed to be a prayer with Pinto. Sources said James paid in the neighborhood of six-figures for Rabbi Pinto to attend the meeting with him.

The 37-year-old religious man, who speaks only Hebrew, is considered by some to be a ``spiritual guide'' who consults on business matters, the site said.

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