LeBron James, Dwyane Wade Meeting: A Result You Haven’t Considered

June 1st, 2010 by Ben Steigerwalt Leave a reply »
Quite a bit of attention is being devoted to the proposed meeting between Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Joe Johnson and (depending on who you listen to) Chris Bosh and Amar'e Stoudemire. 

For me, it's a little bit like a science fiction movie. 

David Stern, the emperor, is fining everything that breathes. The protagonists are gathering forces against the evil empire (owners) planning to lock them out in 2011.

The interesting thing here is the possibility of an attack that the evil empire didn't see coming.

Everyone assumes that the players will be discussing which teams they will each be signing with. I suppose that's as likely a possibility as any. Whatever happens, their decisions and discussions may determine the fate of the NBA.

Imagine the potential ramifications if these players are choosing the team (not teams), they will sign with. Together.

Your gut reaction should be something along the lines of, "No team can afford that."  And I agree. No team would be able to sign four max contract players under the salary cap.

But let's say a team had a lot of cap space and was able to ...

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