LeBron James Should Listen to Long-Shot Pitch from Daryl Morey, Houston Rockets

June 21st, 2014 by Zach Buckley Leave a reply »

For LeBron James, the 2014 NBA offseason may very well feel like deja vu.

After a dismal showing in the NBA Finals, his supporting cast has been highly scrutinized. The best player on the planet has an escape clause in his contract in the form of an early termination option.

Like the last time he ventured into the waters of free agency, LeBron has the chance to join forces with a franchise already featuring two in-their-prime perennial All-Stars. In 2010, he famously took his talents to South Beach to suit up alongside Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade. Four years later, a trip to Texas could offer that same massive potential.

The Houston Rockets, a ready-made contender with Dwight Howard and James Harden on board, could draw up the same star-laden blueprint to attract James that the Miami Heat used in their recruiting pitch.

Bleacher Report's Howard Beck explained:

League sources say that Houston is preparing to make an all-out push to land James when free agency opens on July 1, assuming James opts out, as expected.

...There are rumblings that James will start weighing his options ...

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