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LeBron announcement may have New York ties

Posted on: July 7, 2010 3:42 pm
Edited on: July 7, 2010 5:59 pm
 
All of Cleveland, I want you to click away. Go read KB talking about Kevin Durant. Or the Browns. Something. But you don't need to read this, it will do you no good, and probably doesn't mean anything anyway.

Brian Windhorst of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer has indicated that where LeBron James holds his announcement about free agency tomorrow night will not be an indication of his decision . That said, along side the information about New York rising up the chart we brought you earlier, there's been an interesting wrinkle come out of the woodwork.

Frank Isola of the NY Daily News reports an uncomfirmed rumor that James is making the announcment from the home of Alan Houston. This vibes with what Windhorst also tweeted today about the announcement coming from Greenwich, Conneticut (Houston lives in Greenwich). Greenwich, if you didn't know, it widely considered a New York suburb.

UPDATE: Allen Hahn of Newsday reports the same .

If James were returning home, why would he make the announcement from the home of a former Knicks? Even if an alternative rumor Isola suggests, that the announcment is coming from a Boys and Girls Club in town, is correct, why would James announce from a New York suburb that he's returning to Cleveland? Why not stay home and make the announcement from Akron? Or if he's headed to Miami, why not from South Beach in Dwyane Wade's home?

Maybe just to mess with us.

It's not out of the realm of possibility that James is dropping hints to throw people off. There have been no indications outside of these types of ancillary indications that James is considering anything but Miami or Cleveland, and mostly just Cleveland. Throw in the fact that Windhorst also reported (again, via Twitter) that James is filming segments around Akron for part of his website, and you have a perplexing look at what's going on.

James may have a plan in place, a decision made, he may not. But the way things are shaping up, one thing's certain. The speculation won't end until 9p.m. EST tomorrow night.

-Matt Moore



Comments

Since: Aug 17, 2007
Posted on: July 7, 2010 5:55 pm
 

LeBron announcement may have New York ties

I can't believe he leaves Cleveland to go to another team that would be a worse situation than he would of been in Cleveland! Wow I just don't see the Knicks being all that in the East with LeBron on them. I think they would at best be a 4th or 5th seed!

Guess he has gotten used to not getting to the big game and wants to continue to do so!




Since: Apr 14, 2008
Posted on: July 7, 2010 5:36 pm
 

LeBron announcement may have New York ties

LMFAO. Awesome.



Since: Jul 7, 2010
Posted on: July 7, 2010 5:14 pm
 

LeBron announcement may have New York ties

So, uh, how epic would it be if LeBron announces his retirement tomorrow?



Since: Jul 7, 2010
Posted on: July 7, 2010 5:05 pm
 

LeBron announcement may have New York ties

Book it: Boozer a Bull.

Maybe, just maybe, the LaBron dicision just became more difficult. While his buddies may be elsewhere, the lineup of Rose, Noah, Boozer just became formidable.


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