Sounds a bit crazy, right? But it could happen. Once he hits the free agent market this summer, LeBron James is going to have more options than a boyscout with a jackknife. He’s going to end up with a huge contract no matter where he goes. But that’s the main concern on everyone’s mind — just where exactly is King James going to go?
Some NBA analysts speculate about New York, arguing that James belongs in a big city where he can take advantage of off-court opportunities. The same could be said about Los Angeles. It would be a better fit for him for two main reasons:
1. Kobe Bryant.
2. Hollywood potential.
James could easily break into the entertainment industry while living in L.A., and he’d be teamed up with the best basketball player in the world.
When you weigh in those two factors, New York doesn’t seem so appealing anymore.
The only issue that could possibly arise is money. Do the Los Angeles Lakers have enough extra capital to sign James? Interestingly enough, we found on on Monday that Jordan Farmar and Adam Morrison weren’t given contract extentions. That’s a few million dollars in the bank right there.
Could the Lakers be clearing their roster for a new arrival? Think about it.
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