Can big pond lure big fish LeBron?

He's being koi, er, coy, but we'll know soon if James is ambitious enough to pick NY

Updated: June 11, 2010, 7:27 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

We're going to learn a lot about who LeBron James really is in the next few weeks. Everything about how James has milked attention and handled his coming free agency on July 1 suggests he wants to be a big fish in a big pond, not a big fish playing out the prime of his career with the Cavaliers in a small pond like Cleveland, wondering what might have been.

But when it gets down to actually making the decision, will James be driven enough, tough enough, even deaf enough to criticism ...

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