2010 NBA Free Agency: Why LeBron James Should Sign A Three-Year Contract

June 29th, 2010 by Bryan Toporek Leave a reply »
On multiple occasions, LeBron James has alluded to his desire to become the world's first billionaire athlete. 

Okay, Tiger Woods may have beaten him in the footrace to $1 billion, but I doubt that means LeBron doesn't want to join that VIP club.  Then again, if Tiger's about to pay out $750 million to his soon-to-be ex-wife, LeBron may get the jump on Tiger.

LeBron has also declared that championships matter more to him than anything—even money.

This summer, LeBron has the opportunity to put his money where his mouth is, literally.

The smart money says LeBron, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh (among others) sign five- or six-year max contracts this summer to avoid any potential changes that arise whenever next year's collective bargaining agreement finally gets agreed upon. According to rumors, NBA owners hope to decrease the maximum length of max contracts and shrink the maximum amount of money a player can receive in a year.

The smarter money says if the players really valued championships over all else, they'd sign thre ...

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