KING OF MIAMI: WHAT LEBRON'S MOVE COULD MEAN
, and nine dead men will contend for world championships over the next decade but this alliance doesn’t guarantee that Miami will even win the Eastern Conference.
The Boston Celtics remain strong after re-signing and signing free agent center . Orlando is a strong, young team with the game’s best center in
. Chicago just upgraded its interior with . In short, the East just became a beast. Let’s see if this trio can achieve its goals.
It means he just took a large step toward winning world championships, something that eluded him over his first seven seasons. It also means he revealed himself to be a tireless pursuer of the spotlight after witnessing that circus Thursday night.
Some people in Cleveland really hate him now — No. 23 jersey burnings in Cleveland, really? — but I understand a great athlete’s desire to win championships.
Besides the talented Bulls, playing with Wade and Bosh gives him the best chance to get some hardware. I can’t blame him for his choice. Commissioner
said during the playoffs he hoped James would stay in Cleveland but now that LBJ is on South Beach, the league just got sexier.
Miami is a town with swagger and the Heat will be in title conversations from now on because the team’s nucleus is comprised of three players who gave up max deals to share the spotlight, and more important, the ball.
James’ popularity can only be helped with world titles and the next time he steps on the court will be with the best couple of teammates he’s seen since the All-Star game.
Cleveland mourns today but in the long run, the NBA will benefit from this move.