LeBron James to Europe?
According to folks close to LeBron James, the superstar and MVP-to-be would not be opposed to playing overseas.
James' contract through 2009-2010 will net the Cleveland Cavalier $60 million. James cashed a $13.04 million paycheck during the 2007-2008 campaign, the first of his three year extension with Cleveland.
According to the James' camp, LeBron would not shy away from a European League if he received a contract "somewhere around $50 million per season."
To this point, the league has lost bench players, role players at best. There has been no franchise star packing his belongings and boarding a 777.
Outrageous money, but a loss like this one would cripple the NBA.
A $50 million payday seems extravagant, but the $250 million for David Beckham lured the Euro League superstar to the puny MLS. It is a number that could very well be reached for a player of LeBron's caliber.
We still have two seasons remaining in our contract with LeBron James which gives us one last chance to witness the second-coming.
As an NBA fan, I hope it is not the last he signs, as long as he stays between our shining seas.
What is the duplicate article?
Why is this article offensive?
Where is this article plagiarized from?
Why is this article poorly edited?