Will LeBron James Sign With the Dallas Mavericks?

December 19th, 2009 by Alex McVeigh Leave a reply »
According to sports writers, there is only four legit possibilities for LeBron James in the summer of 2010: the New York Knicks, the New Jersey Nets, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and lately the Miami Heat.

Now, you can't blame them for speculating, but seriously, two of those options are just ridiculous.

If James cares about winning titles (which might be still up in the air), then there's no way he signs with the Knicks or the Nets.

The Knicks' bargaining chip was the ability to sign two max contracts, but with the shrinkage in the salary cap, that won't be possible. Plus, they don't have a first-round pick, and with the collection of young players they have, they're a good three years away from being contenders, even with LeBron.

It would be like starting over for LeBron, just like he was coming onto the 2003 Cavaliers.

As far as the supposed "marketing opportunities" in New York, get real. In today's age, you can live anywhere you want and your going to get chances regardless of where you live.

And if LeBron wants to go to be the "King of New York," then it would become pretty clear that success on the basketbal ...

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