King of New York: Why LeBron James Should Move East to a Bigger Kingdom

January 6th, 2010 by David De Stefano Leave a reply »
Go towards the light, 'Bron 'Bron—all of them. On any given New York night, Times Square shines bright enough to upstage almost any star, that may change this summer if LeBron James makes the quantum leap from Midwest hometown hero to king of the NBA's largest market. 

Almost 25 years to the day the basketball Gods (and possibly David Stern) blessed the Madison Square Garden faithful with their most recent savior, the Knicks will find themselves with at least a fighting chance to acquire the biggest free agent since Michael Jordan, himself, chose to remain within the windy confines of the Second City over migrating East to the "First" City back in the mid-90's.

Not only has the Mecca of basketball struggled to stay competitive since Patrick Ewing was exiled to the Pacific Northwest around a decade ago, they've struggled to remain relevant.

With no All-Star selections in nearly nine years and no franchise players in even longer, the throne atop Madison Square Garden has been collecting dust for a period of time that can only be counted in dog years once you take into consideration where it sits.

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