LeBron James to the Miami Heat and the 10 Biggest Free Agency Coups in the NBA

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LeBron James to the Miami Heat and the 10 Biggest Free Agency Coups in the NBA
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When LeBron James announced to the world that he would be taking his talents to South Beach, was it the biggest free agent move in the history of the NBA?

James was arguably the most highly-touted prospect the league has ever seen. A player of his status traditionally stays with one team for the prime of his career. The last two similar stars—Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant—dedicated their best basketball all to one franchise.

However, some players have chosen a different route. Possibly feeling like their team doesn't have the pieces to win, or seeing a team that pursues you with such desperate measure can cause a player to relocate.

Will Dwight Howard or Chris Paul be the next to add to this list in 2012? No one can say for sure.

Here are the 10 biggest free-agent acquisitions in NBA history.

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