Cleveland Cavaliers Owner Dan Gilbert To Investigate LeBron Decision: Why Now?

December 1st, 2010 by Jesse Dorsey Leave a reply »
According to Yahoo! Sports, Cleveland Cavaliers Owner Dan Gilbert has hired a law firm to look into LeBron James' decision to sign with the Miami Heat and play with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh this offseason.

My question to Gilbert is, why ask the question now?

Speculation that the Miami trio had decided to go to Miami up to three years ago started as soon as the decision happened.

People looked at the fact that all three had played with each other in the 2006 FIBA World Championships and then signed extensions that lasted through last season.

There were whispers that Pat Riley had gotten a bit too chummy with LeBron, and that some people in the Miami organization had secretly recruited James.

There has been ample time for Gilbert to look into this legally, he even could have filed a grievance with the league to look into it, as the little evidence that was around was still enough to merit at least a peek into the idea.

But Gilbert looked like he would take the high road, as he decided to "trade" James for a bucket of peanuts and some draft picks, a fine consolation prize that would at least help his team in the ...

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