LeBron James Sweepstakes

Jump to Last Post 1-17 of 17 discussions (22 posts)
  1. Stevennix2001 profile image87
    Stevennix2001posted 8 years ago

    Where do you think he'll play next year? will he stay in cleveland?  Or will he seek other waters elsewhere?  If not in cleveland, then where do you think he could or should play next season?  please discuss.

    1. Sab Oh profile image53
      Sab Ohposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      He will play in NY, he will suck, and it will be a match made in heaven.

      1. Stevennix2001 profile image87
        Stevennix2001posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        i think at this point, I don't even think LBJ knows what he wants.  I know from watching and reading the news, he not only wants to win multiple titles, but he also wants to become more established as a global icon.  so it should be interesting to see where he lands.  I doubt he'll sign with miami, since he would have to take a backseat to dwayne wade there.  which would totally interfere with his global icon plans. 

        new york could be interesting since they remind me a lot of how boston was before they got the big three.  however, it's a big if because if he goes there, there's no guarantee another big name like chris bosh or dwayne wade would join him there.  so he could end up on a crappy team if he took that gamble.

        Or he would sign with the nets, who might get the number one pick this year AND they have enough cap space to sign two max deals.

        I would say chicago would be the perfect fit for him, but he would have to get used to playing in jordan's shadow for the remainder of his career. something i don't think james would want.

        1. nickg480 profile image53
          nickg480posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          My prediction... I am thinking king James, Phil Jackson, Stoudamire... all going to the nets to play (and coach) for the new owner.  He has the money to pay them and he is talking the type of business that james is thinking. He wants to make the nets the first fully international basketball team, which would result in james being even more popular. Jackson wants to win more championships and does not want to take a pay cut from the lakers. and Stat has already said that he wants to go to the nets. I can see if happening....

    2. kcreery profile image59
      kcreeryposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I like New York as the Eastern Conference team that he'll choose.  He has a big ego and wants the big stage.  He spent enough time in Cleveland.  I'd like to see him go to Phoenix and Amare could go elsewhere.

  2. MikeNV profile image78
    MikeNVposted 8 years ago

    He'll follow the money.

    1. fdoleac profile image57
      fdoleacposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I don't think money is the issue.  How much can you spend.  He wants to go where he can win a title.

  3. optimus grimlock profile image58
    optimus grimlockposted 8 years ago

    If anyone could lure him its mark cuban!!!

  4. kingis profile image75
    kingisposted 8 years ago

    I think Lebron will be in Chicago.

  5. wavegirl22 profile image42
    wavegirl22posted 8 years ago

    Mikhail Prokhorov with the help of Jay Z will lure Lebron into their plan of bringing some basketball back to New York.

  6. optimus grimlock profile image58
    optimus grimlockposted 8 years ago

    this is very true, both guys have deeeep pockets!

  7. profile image62
    Brian79posted 8 years ago

    I think the Utah Jazz would be a good fit 4 lebron they need a small forward, to go along with Boozer and Williams.

  8. profile image47
    bruce68posted 8 years ago

    My sense is that if Lebron's motivation is winning a championship vs $, he will probably end up in Chicago, especially if Phil Jackson goes there. 

    If he does leave--I sure would like to be at his first game back in Cleveland!

  9. optimus grimlock profile image58
    optimus grimlockposted 8 years ago

    the funny thing is chicago couldnt afford him! It would be funny if he end up with the clippers lol

  10. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    It would be nice for him to stick with Usher hehe, CLEVELAND team again anyway their coach was fired

    LBJ record is great, by the time he reached 30 he will be in the same league as Jordan,

  11. JayMoss8013 profile image53
    JayMoss8013posted 8 years ago

    It's Brondemonium man! Listen people I know it's optimistic to think somehow Lebron will end up in Miami, or Chicago, or even New York. But if the King wants to be legendary and I mean truly legendary, he will do it in Cleveland. It's not often that a phenom such as himself happens to get drafted by his home town team, let alone number one overall.What he can do for Cleveland is exactly what Cal Ripken did for Baltimore.And he will be loved unconditionally in Cleveland. Other places sound nice but alot of times the grass looks greener until you get to that otherside. Now honestly the money in the contract will be the same anywhere this isn't baseball or football, Lebron can win anywhere so why leave Cleveland, Cleveland deserves a champion like Lebron will become. If he strips Cleveland of a title and wins elsewhere or wins multiple titles elsewhere he will be hated worse than Kobe by Philly fans! Lebron has a career for life he's trust me and i think he'll choose to be THE ICON in Cleveland rather than a THE Superstar anywhere else.

  12. I am DB Cooper profile image63
    I am DB Cooperposted 8 years ago

    He should stay in Cleveland. He's going to find that he's not going to make that much more money in endorsements if he moves to a big market, because he's already an international star known around the world. This isn't 1950, there are cameras everywhere Lebron goes. He's on SportsCenter every night no matter where he's playing. Moving to another market is just going alienate the fans he already has. Cleveland has done everything it can do to provide help for him, and they (the players on the team) have just failed the past 2 years. Can he really do better in New York? That's one of the most mis-managed franchises in sports, and it has been for the past decade. Sure, he'd probably have a better team in Miami, but Lebron needs to realize that to become legendary you build champions around you, you don't go seeking the best team that you can insert yourself into for the easy championship. Michael Jordan didn't win it all in his first few seasons, but the team eventually grew strong around him as he matured.

  13. MikeNV profile image78
    MikeNVposted 8 years ago

    Does anybody think he won't take the extra money and stay in Cleveland.  $30 Million is a lot to walk away from.

    He would be smart to go to the Clippers... be the Man in LA and prove he is better than Kobe.  Kobe is hurt, and as good as he is... he is on the decline due to injury.  His finger is messed up for good.

    LA brings exposure and endorsements that could easily exceed the $30 Million.

    Florida has no income tax.  LA and Florida have the Weather.

    I think he'll go back to Cleveland as guaranteed money is hard to walk away from.

  14. ExpandYourMind profile image73
    ExpandYourMindposted 8 years ago

    Chicago or Cleveland unless New York makes him an offer he can't refuse.  Too bad, he's not coming to Indy; the Pacers really need some help!

  15. profile image44
    CyrilLordposted 8 years ago

    I can say that it s highly likely and youre points are actually quiite convincing...you always hear the analyst talking about how James is "the most athletic big man they have ever seen" and have you see that commercial where they are talking about that scientist or whatever and talking about his wing span and ability to jump so high for being 250 pounds?
    Cho Yung Tea

  16. Studio E profile image50
    Studio Eposted 8 years ago

    I just heard he's going to sign with the Denver Nuggets with Carmello, billups, kmart, birdman and the gang. ESPN 10min ago. smile

  17. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

    just announced Miami.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)