NBA 2011: LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and the All-NBA Lockout Team

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NBA 2011: LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and the All-NBA Lockout Team
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Imagine for a second that our worst case scenario comes true and there is no 2011-12 NBA season.

Believe me, I do not want to think about it either, but we need to start preparing for the worst. My suggestion: Gather as many old VHS tapes of NBA games as possible, along with a copy of Space Jam, and weather out the oncoming storm. Better to be over than under-prepared. 

In this nightmare scenario, we will have over 400 formerly employed NBA players searching for work. Granted, most of them will play overseas, but the fact of the matter is, we will not see more than one or two stars (with the exception of charity type games) on the same floor for a very long time.

But what if a billionaire, New Jersey's Mikhail Prokhorov being the most likely candidate, decided they were going to put together the best team money could buy by taking the top two locked out NBA players at each position, throwing some money at Phil Jackson to coach and putting this $50 million proposal on the table: 

If you can beat my top 10 team, $50 million is yours. 

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