NBA Free Agency 2010: LeBron James Isn’t Just About the Rings Anymore

June 30th, 2010 by Euno Lee Leave a reply »
So if you're like me, you know that LeBron had Arctic Char (cooked up by Spotted Pig chef April Bloomfield) for dinner last weekend with Jay-Z and Beyonce. Aside from the fact that it's completely absurd that you should even know that, it's evidence that the LeCircus has spun out of control.

We just got through watching an NBA Finals where team chemistry and toughness was more important than any other factor playing into a Championship, and teams are contending for a one or two-man solution to put their team in contention.

If it was a championship that a team was after, wouldn't they be better off looking for "one of a kind" fits like a long shooter who over-matches everyone (Dirk Nowitzki), an ambidextrous blue-collar post presence (David Lee), or a long big for offensive stability (Chris Bosh)? 

We're not talking about just championships anymore, it's plain and simple. We're not even talking about basketball at some points—we're talking about money.

Fred Mitchell of Chicago Breaking Sports recently reported that LeBron going to Chicago could bring $2.7 billion to the city in advertising and broadcasting rights. To put th ...

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