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More hours LeBron James officially becomes a free agent where's he going sports agent David -- joins us from Washington DC in the sports Brothers Ed Freeman.
And Jeff fox from 790 the ticket join us from Miami -- sort -- you David that you have a little experience in guys making a boatload of money coming out.
You weren't Michael Jordan -- -- hear you coined the term air Jordan.
Let's talk about this a little bit here it is a couple hours before he makes a decision or may be allowed -- to announce his decision.
What's going on his in his mind has he decided right now.
I'd be very surprised he hasn't decided because.
He's had you know since the end of the season to think about it determine where he thinks he has the best chance to win.
In this situation unlike 1996 -- Michael Jordan the money has already been predetermined.
So there's nothing to negotiate destroy up to LeBron to decide what environment he wants to play.
Well David some of the -- been predetermined that if the salary numbers pre determined because it salary caps and whatnot but.
Without the endorsement money I mean doesn't he stand to make a lot more money if you were to come -- a big market like new -- New Jersey.
First to say going to our staying in Cleveland or or another when the smaller markets.
And I think LeBron already is national and I think in today's age of social media I think were -- to be remarkable who played on the moon.
And so I think that historically you wanna be a major market like new Yorker LA if you consider that Michael Jordan is the most -- -- you know probably in history.
They played in Chicago I don't think -- suffered by not being you know in the west.
All right what about Ed and read let's -- -- you serve first you say it now I think he should stay in Cleveland why should he stay in Cleveland.
Well I think if he does go -- and venture out of Cleveland.
He can look at it like this evening he's a native Ohio and he loves Ohio.
But he is risking being beaten most hated person in Cleveland.
Period sports politics it doesn't matter he will be the most hated person in Cleveland if he does decide to go -- and venture out of Cleveland.
Barring that though he does not have the pieces that he needs to contend for a championship and I don't know -- they have the pieces -- be able to get the pieces that he needs to get.
To get that championship in Cleveland requiring that other than that he battled -- -- right Jeff fox take it from there of the pieces seem to be in place that city that you're sitting right behind you there.
Miami with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh what about that if that were to be the case should he go to Miami.
There is no question Lamar James G comes in -- I'll look closely -- brought up from the airport myself.
If you decide to come to mind there's no question about it you're gonna not play well obviously fault -- for best player in the NBA and Dwyane Wade.
And with current box you create probably 03 months through.
What anybody else you would create a three headed monster -- me.
The championship these -- confident recently -- monopolize.
Not a lot of money -- money team that they weren't applaud this move it Pat Riley.
Out on certain crowd and at the genie of all for all of these guys in the history of.
Look she's the boss yeah that's right that's right so -- -- back you real quick.
Mayor Bloomberg came -- -- it's crazy the amount of people coming out New York saying hey LeBron why did you come -- New -- but his point was.
Come to New York because you'll get the publicity working in the biggest city.
In the nation but you're not bothered by walking down the street what about is there anything to be said about playing in the biggest city in the world and not being I treated any differently.
I think for LeBron James after seven years the NBA.
The single most important factors will be judged on for the next fifty years of people talking about the NBA is how many rings.
As he put us from there over the next six years called Michael's got six Kobe's got five and he weighs about one right now LBJ has zero.
I wouldn't worry about you know restaurants nightlife entertainment opportunities marketing I don't weigh about one thing.
But because there's plenty of that on those front Elmer Dessens saying there's plenty we don't you wait I don't wanna take off -- to go to mr.
Ed -- -- so you're nodding your head yes -- used -- should stay in Cleveland I it would seem he has a better chance that to get a ring in Miami.
Well no he does have a better chance to get a ring in Miami however if they can get the pieces that he needs to get.
To win a championship in Cleveland.
Stay there he's he's he's fighting against this he's fighting against his legacy as far as getting a ring.
Vs being hated and -- been banned from his hometown for life.
As he's got a very tough decision Jeff Jeff how well that's coming that's -- I'll call my -- Jeff how long do you care about being paid in Cleveland if you got a couple of rings on your fingers in Miami.
But about two consecutive were talking about the way you got to be looked at David was exactly right.
You've been in the league seven years.
We have zero championships call will be embarking -- an effort ring numbers six LeBron James if you wanna ring look no further than -- buddy Dwyane Wade's hands.
And Dwyane Wade about what you -- to look -- look at this right in the there you -- David -- -- Miami.
Come without -- this is what it's all about David David last year.
I don't have the phone call let -- -- last word on your local hometown called the living -- right -- is related to alcohol.
David the last word hear them come midnight what would you tell the deal would you -- would you hold it off and see what else comes along your way.
I think it's been so much drama already you already know what you -- only question is who comes Wear them.
If he in -- can get -- to come down among implode wade I think it's a no brainer who aren't opinion -- to go to Chicago.
I think he'll do that I think he's got to get the pieces around them.
Not just to get one -- to get about three or four.
-- -- -- had deleted a bit of fog thank you very much Ed Freeman and Jeff Flock thanks thanks a lot you guys and we appreciate John.
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