A Perfect Storm: Chris Bosh and the Oklahoma City Thunder

May 21st, 2010 by Elliott Pohnl Leave a reply »
Before the LeBron James free agent debate began dominating the sports landscape in the last two weeks, another big name free agent made headlines, thanks to the magical world of Twitter.

Bosh changed the location on his profile from Toronto to “Everywhere,” causing a cascade of Tweets and speculation that returning to beautiful Toronto wasn’t even the slightest possibility.

Without reading too much into his Twitter feed, it seems pretty clear that Bosh won’t be heading back to the Raptors. What remains unclear is just how much substance there is to the rumor that he would follow LeBron in free agency—a rumor I first recall hearing during the Beijing Olympics nearly two years ago.

LeBron needs a strong sidekick and will do his best to lure Bosh and A’mare, among others, to follow him to his future (or current) home.

It might be the stuff fans and sports writers dream about, but it is far from being a reality.

Financially, it simply doesn’t make much sense, unless both LeBron and Bosh take a pay cut.

Both the Knicks and Nets could afford to sign two players to ...

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