Pivot Points: Kobe and LeBron Together Is a Match Made in Heaven or Hell?

December 21st, 2009 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
As 2010 draws near, speculation about potential destinations for LeBron James continues to permeate the news and cyberspace, and I would like to throw my hat into the arena for an entirely different take from the norm.

While everyone else salivates about the prospects of James joining their teams, I shudder to think about any chances of LeBron donning the purple and gold of the Los Angeles Lakers.

I'm sure that commissioner David Stern would love to daydream about the increased interest that the NBA would receive if such a move were to ever take place, and the marketing dollars that would be sure to follow, but I think it's a doomed proposition.

For one, the pieces that the Lakers would have to give up would amount to much more than what they would get in return in my opinion, as I am not in the clan that believes the addition of James would amount to instant success.

For Los Angeles to make such a deal work, they would have to be willing to part with at least three of their highest profile players, and for the sake of argument, let's just speculate on who those three might be.

The only players on the roster who would be ...

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