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LeBron James’ Agent Takes Meetings With Other Teams, Big 3 Have Communication Problems, NBA Free Agency Officially at DEFCON 1

THERMONUCLEAR NBA FREE AGENCY EXPLOSION, ACTIVATE. Form of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh not being on the same page and LeBron’s agent taking meetings with the Cavs, Suns, Mavericks and Rockets and this sentence might just keep going forever because seriously, LeBron James is going to be on the free market (probably) which is the greatest thing in the history of the NBA and America and probably the Milky Way Galaxy.

The agent for LeBron James has met this week with officials from multiple teams interested in courting James in free agency, according to sources close to the process.

 

The exact number of teams to secure face-to-face meetings with Cleveland-based Rich Paul was not immediately known, but sources told ESPN.com that the Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks and James’ home state Cleveland Cavaliers have had the opportunity to make presentations to Paul in recent days.

 

ESPN The Magazine’s Chris Broussard reports that Suns owner Robert Sarver met with Paul on Wednesday and pitched the idea of luring James from the Miami Heat to the desert by trying to sign Carmelo Anthony or Chris Bosh as well.

 

via LeBron James’ agent meets with Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Phoenix Suns – ESPN.

Which of course could mean:

Well, okay, probably not LeBron & Melo & Bosh, but anything is possible, so dream away! Or maybe LeBron goes back to Cleveland and holy hell, how is that actually a possibility? Or he teams up with Dirk Nowitzki, and the Mavericks never miss another 3-pointer in history. Same with the Rockets.

What about Pat Riley and his front office shenanigans? They might not be enough, says the Great and Powerful Woj:

So the world is your oyster, NBA fans, because LeBron James and the rest of the Big 3 are having communication problems. It’s a wonderful time to be alive.

2014 NBA Free Agency has officially started. Take it away, Mills Lane.

letsgetiton

 

Andrew Lynch

When God Shammgod created the basketball universe, Andrew Lynch was there. His belief in the superiority of advanced statistics and the eventual triumph of expected value-based analytics stems from the fact that he’s roughly as old as the concept of counting. With that said, he still loves the beauty of basketball played at the highest level — it reminds him of the splendor of the first Olympics — and the stories that spring forth from the games, since he once beat Homer in a game of rock-paper-scissors over a cup of hemlock. Dude’s old.

  • Stevie Adams

    heat suck. Lets Go CAVS!

  • Connor

    Lebron I mean you know Houston has talent, you’re looking for talent, its a perfect fit.

  • LawrenceTalbot

    Best choice has gotta be PHX, right? Dragic & Bled incumbent, max deal, otherworldly medical staff, plus enough cap room to get another top guy and Lebron getting to choose which one (Melo/Bosh/possibly Love via trade), deep bench (unless Love), good coach, owner willing to spend, and loads of picks (unless Love).

    Everybody else either can’t pay him what he wants or isn’t an improvement over last year’s Heat team (take Lebron off it, it’s nowhere near as good as the Suns). Only downsides are location (not terrible, but hardly Miami) and conference (lot harder road through the playoffs).