The NBA lockout is most likely not going to be resolved until next year, so players are looking into different ways to stay in shape and make money.
Some have gone across the pond playing in Europe, China or even the Middle East. Others have formed showcases with other players, and even others have discussed forming an independent league.
Lebron James, however, took it a step further.
On Twitter, he asked ESPN NFL analyst John Clayton when the deadline for signing players was, to which John replied that there was no deadline.
Three weeks before, James was practicing with his alma mater's football team.
Could the King be eyeing a potential NFL career in lieu of an NBA season?
While the notion seems silly, it isn't entirely unbelievable. James was an All-State selection in high school where he played wide receiver and tight end.
James could have a good season in the NFL; he certainly has the physique for it. The question is: Which team could he play for?
Here are eight possible teams who could sign the King: