How the Cavaliers Can Keep LeBron James

May 14th, 2010 by Wil Bradley Leave a reply »
"I want to win ... it's all about winning for me."

LeBron James, the King of Cleveland, made that statement after his teams series ending Game 6 loss to the Boston Celtics.

For the city of Cleveland, that means you have to quit crying and get into action. It also means you have hope; all is not lost.

If James meant what he said about winning, then a strong case exists to keep the King in his present castle. I believe he meant what he said.

If the decision to leave his home roots relied on a max contract, leaving would hinder, not help that cause.

Only two teams actually have cap room to sign two max contracts, the New York Knicks and the New Jersey Nets. If James gets better in the off-season as he said he would, he'll realize it takes more than talent.

Two max contracts will not necessarily guarantee a championship season. As the Cavaliers found out, the three to nine positions factor greatly into the championship equation.

Going to either city would mean starting from scratch. It took seven years to get to this level of disappointment. I doubt James would be willing to suffer another three of four ...

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