NBA Executive: Bulls Are Frontrunners For LeBron; Bosh May Join Jim,

June 27th, 2010 by Nick Poust Leave a reply »
When LeBron James walked off the court after a Game Six defeat at the hands of the Boston Celtics, I thought this would not be his final game as a Cleveland Cavalier. Their season was over, and free-agency awaited, but I didn’t believe he would leave his home-state team and a fan base that adores him. He couldn’t go out on that note. He, the franchise player, couldn’t leave his franchise of seven years. But, coming to my senses, I acknowledged the astronomical size of his ego and his desire to be the best of the best. If he thought he could accomplish his goals in Cleveland, he would have already re-signed and taken the $30 million more they can offer. So, he could easily leave the Cavaliers. And it appears that he will.

Jonathan Abrams of The New York Times cites and unnamed NBA executive who has “gathered from discussions with his fellow N.B.A. executives that James was strongly leaning toward joining the Bulls in tandem with another free agent, Chris Bosh of the Toronto Raptors .” The executive said, “I think it’s a done deal.”

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