Dudley Declares LeBron Is a Knick & ESPN Declare Knicks Gain Ground

Christopher ChavezAnalyst IIJuly 7, 2010

PHOENIX - DECEMBER 21:  LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers puts up a shot over Jared Dudley #3 of the Phoenix Suns during the NBA game at US Airways Center on December 21, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Cavaliers defeated the Suns 109-91.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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The Phoenix Suns bench star, Jared Dudley, has made a bold prediction. He has tweeted that LeBron James will be a New York Knick tomorrow night. Dudley may not be 100% credible, but whatever his "people" may be saying could have some validity to it.

Dudley tweeted, "Breaking News!!! My sources tell me LeBron will announce that he will be going to the NY KNICKS tomorrow on ESPN.. This is serious.. WOW!!!!"

Now Jared Dudley may not be a household name, but he could have some connections that present a possible link between the two parties. LeBron James played for the Cavaliers last year, while Dudley was sitting for the Suns. The Suns had a player by the name of Amare Stoudemire signed a few days ago by the Knicks.

Stoudemire could be one of the important factors in reeling in King James to Madison Square Garden. Just the involvement of New York in the race will make ESPN's special a "must-watch."

Yahoo Sports reported that the Knicks were out, but members of the front office and media were able to reveal that New York is still in. Nothing is official until LeBron puts his pen on paper. The Knicks could be the favorites right now, but in a few minutes The King may change his mind; anything is possible.

Another possibility could be that the tweet is a joke by Dudley or he could have been hacked. Nobody knows that except himself.

UPDATE AND BREAKING NEWS: Seth Everett of ESPN New York just tweeted about a New York City sighting of LeBron James. Apparently, "A buddy just told me he saw that LeBron James was apparently at Sparks in NYC with Amare Stoudemire and Allan Houston this evening. Hmmm..."


Chris Broussard tweets, "Knicks gaining major ground in LeBron Sweepstakes. Bosh snub hurts Cavs, though they're still in hunt."

Let's just say that there is millions of rumors on the Internet right now, but Knicks fans and Spike Lee are waiting to come out from the woodwork and finally declare their fan-hood.