The LeBronWatch is now in full swing. With other high-profile free agents delaying their decisions based on what LeBron might do, the latest “source” (if we can even call them sources anymore) is pretty certain he knows where LeBron will go.
— Chris Sheridan (@sheridanhoops) July 8, 2014
What does it all mean? Nothing really. But it’s a pretty bold prediction. The bigger question then becomes, what else do the Cleveland Caveliers do to make the roster a championship contender once LeBron signs on?
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Cavs have already pushed hard for Kevin Love:
Cleveland pushed on deal centered on No. 1 pick for Kevin Love, but his refusal to re-sign w/ Cavs has killed talks, sources tell Yahoo.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 25, 2014
Love quickly gave “The Heisman” to that idea, as he has made it very clear that he wants a big market and winning team. Would having LeBron’s decision to return home to Cleveland, combined with all-star point guard Kyrie Irving’s $90 million extension and No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins, be enough to get Love to re-consider?
Re-consider? Yeah…sure. But Love wants out of Minnesota because he wants to the be the star in a big market, not be the No. 3 guy in Cleveland. It’ll take some strong convincing from King James if this were to all come together.
Many more LeBron “updates” to come in the next 24-48 hour for sure. Especially given the fact that LeBron and Miami Heat president of operations, Pat Riley, are meeting in Las Vegas tomorrow.
Source says Heat free agent LeBron James had a meeting with Nike today in Las Vegas and will meet with Heat president Pat Riley on Wednesday
— Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) July 8, 2014