NBA Needs a Dream Team To Defeat the Lakers

July 6th, 2010 by Paul Peszko Leave a reply »

At least LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh and the media seem to think so.  Have you ever seen such an NBA circus in your life?

Up until this year, championship teams have always been put together by general managers and team executives.  But this is the first year that players are trying to do it themselves, while the executives dance around them tossing money as if it were confetti at a Kardashian wedding.

But if it were simply a matter of money, purely money, these three superstars would all stay put. 

Unless there is a sign-and-trade deal like Bosh and his manager are trying to negotiate, the maximum contract a player can wrangle is from his current team.

If a player signs with another team, the most he can get is a five-year contract for $96 million.  But if he stays put, he can sign a six-year deal worth an additional $29 million. 

I don’t know how many of you would be willing to turn down $29 million just for staying put, but I wouldn’t.

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