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A reaction to LeBron James joining the Miami Heat

by on Jul.08, 2010, under Free agents

LeBron James Announces His Decision to Join the Heat

Love it or hate it, the King has made his decision -- and it's a doozy. (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Estabrook Group)

Unless you’ve locked yourself in a soundproof vault in Stan Van Gundy’s basement, you know by now that LeBron James just announced his decision on ESPN: he’s joining the Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami.

First off: wow.

This is a potentially epic, landscape-shifting decision that has so many threads to follow. Among them are: the foundation for a possible long-term powerhouse in the NBA; the against-the-grain, true-to-their-word decisions made by James/Wade/Bosh to turn their backs on big dollars in favor of something more; the shattered hearts in New York, Chicago and, most of all, Cleveland; and the exponentially hotter spotlight that is immediately drawn to Miami. (continue reading…)

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Poll question: Where will Iverson end up?

by on Nov.19, 2009, under Other

Memphis is a faint memory. Which team's jersey will Iverson be wearing next? (AP Photo/Lori Shepler)

Memphis is a faint memory. Which team's jersey will Iverson be wearing next? (AP Photo/Lori Shepler)

Allen Iverson just won’t leave us alone.

The Answer was The Problem in Memphis and though it’s somewhat surprising that he’s still being seriously considered by the New York Knicks and, reportedly, the Miami Heat, the reality is that he could be returning to the basketball court very soon.

His fantasy value will likely be better in New York or Miami than it was going to be in Memphis, but we’ll table that discussion for when (or if) Iverson actually lands somewhere.

He’s the epitome of a hired gun, but fantasy owners have to be at least a bit intrigued by this storyline.

So, where do you think A.I. will end up? Let us know what you think in the poll below and please share your comments, too. (continue reading…)

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