LeBron James Would Be Foolish to Join Los Angeles Lakers Next Summer

July 23rd, 2013 by Alex Kay Leave a reply »

LeBron James would be making a major mistake if he took his talents to Hollywood and joined the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2014 offseason.

After the unfortunate passing of Dr. Jerry Buss, the franchise is in less capable hands and is unstable at this juncture.

There is no quick fix for this situation, even if the team’s front office is sending out signals that there is one on the horizon.

According to Ramona Shelburne and Brian Windhorst of ESPN Los Angeles, the Lakers are reportedly planning for the possibility of signing both James and Carmelo Anthony to deals next summer.

That may sound great to fans and could conceivably happen on paper, but it will wind up being nothing more than a far-fetched pipe dream.

For evidence, look no further than the Dallas Mavericks' ridiculous “plan” to sign both Chris Paul and Dwight Howard this offseason.

As soon as the Clips brought head coach Doc Rivers aboard, any sliver of hope the Mavs had of pulling off the improbable was gone.

CP3 quickly renewed for five years in L.A., while D12 hardly gave ...

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