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Agent to Heat: LeBron James opting out

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Camarograna2, Jun 24, 2014.

  1. MadMax

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    This. Ridiculous speculation passed off as reporting.

    The female reporter who contributed to Stein's article tweeted later that they still expect Bosh is waiting on Lebron...only that HOU is now pushing on him harder. SAS runs a completely different angle. The "coverage" of NBA free agency is so bad it's comedic.
     
  2. Aleron

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    The player camps release tidbits of information every few days, espn needs content for multiple channels a day (coupled with all sports but baseball being in offseason), so they have to get it from somewhere. I think SAS was right, in the sense that he was talking about Miami's needs, not so much the players, and getting rid of Wade is pretty much impossible for Miami, it's much easier to ditch people who came as free agents.
     
  3. MadMax

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    Absolutely right -- wide eyed speculation turns into "content."
     
  4. Nook

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    James isn't leaving Miami.
     
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    that would be 'how rude' if lebron's agent is just using cleveland. I don't care if gilbert is just a fat dork who over uses comic sans but as an astros fan I still hate satan for playing us to get beltran to Ny. cleveland is probably used to it by now.
     
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    The comments on the first few pages give me the laughs...

    And stop with the "It's Happening" gifs. They're old and so unoriginal now. Lets find a new gif.
     
  11. benchmoochie

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    we should use the one animated gif of the fat kid getting all excited while bouncing on a chair or couch is hilarious. I can't post from phone though
     
  12. jsmee2000

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>ESPN latest on Cavs and their belief LeBron is listening to their pitch (co-scribed w/one and only <a href="https://twitter.com/WindhorstESPN">@WindhorstESPN</a>) - <a href="http://t.co/QgNnjcXXpG">http://t.co/QgNnjcXXpG</a></p>&mdash; Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) <a href="https://twitter.com/ESPNSteinLine/statuses/486136641606520833">July 7, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Yahoo Sources: LeBron James' agent is pushing for the superstar's return to Cleveland. <a href="http://t.co/1NCQVDTh9x">http://t.co/1NCQVDTh9x</a></p>&mdash; Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/WojYahooNBA/statuses/486144246198849537">July 7, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Yahoo Sources: LeBron James' agent is pushing for the superstar's return to Cleveland. <a href="http://t.co/1NCQVDTh9x">http://t.co/1NCQVDTh9x</a></p>&mdash; Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/WojYahooNBA/statuses/486144246198849537">July 7, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>For 4 years, Dan Gilbert's letter after LeBron's decision has been on team website. It appears it was removed today: <a href="http://t.co/O256mqVtNs">http://t.co/O256mqVtNs</a></p>&mdash; Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) <a href="https://twitter.com/WindhorstESPN/statuses/486149389845798912">July 7, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    Geez, it's about time. I would have removed that joke of a letter the minute I came back to my senses. I guess it took Dan 4 years to come to his senses.
     
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Re: Yahoo report. For all their confidence about LeBron's return, Heat's primary concern was they couldn't account 4 influence of advisers.</p>&mdash; Ethan J. Skolnick (@EthanJSkolnick) <a href="https://twitter.com/EthanJSkolnick/statuses/486156090216681474">July 7, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Dan Gilbert letter taken down from team web site TODAY! We are about to find out if LeBron is better at forgiveness than he is at basketball</p>&mdash; Dan Le Batard Show (@LeBatardShow) <a href="https://twitter.com/LeBatardShow/statuses/486156031492624384">July 7, 2014</a></blockquote>
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  18. justtxyank

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    It's weird though. Why does the agent prefer Cleveland?
     
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    they're all from cleveland and it helps his brand and image, which means more $$$
     
  20. Ziggy

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    My sources are telling me he's scheduling a press conference in Cleveland for the 10th. Right in the Cavs facility. The whole city will be invited. He's going there to announce that he's signing with Miami.
     
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