Follow The King: Why The NBA Should Listen to Lebron James on Contraction

December 28th, 2010 by Philip Dodson Leave a reply »
Backtracking his recent comments of contraction in the NBA, the words of Miami superstar Lebron James should be heard. Clarifying his words on Monday, he made headlines last week speaking of the "water-downed" talent level of the NBA.

James said "Imagine if you could take Kevin Love off Minnesota and add him to another team and you shrink the [league],"

He also added, "Looking at some of the teams that aren't that great, you take Brook Lopez or you take Devin Harris off these teams that aren't that good right now and you add him to a team that could be really good. Not saying let's take New Jersey and let's take Minnesota out of the league. But hey, you guys are not stupid, I'm not stupid, it would be great for the league."

After days of critical reaction from Derek Fisher, the players union, fans and owners James was forced to explain his words. "That's crazy, because I had no idea what the word 'contraction' meant before I saw it on the Internet,"

James said after the Miami Heat's practice Monday. "I never even mentioned that. That word never even came out of my mouth. I was just saying how the lea ...

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