The Heat? LBJ should've picked Knicks

Instead of being King of New York, LeBron James must give up throne to D-Wade

Updated: July 9, 2010, 3:34 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

LeBron James just took his career south, literally and figuratively. He is signing with Pat Riley's Miami Heat, and no, it was not the best option on the free-agent board.

If he was going to leave Cleveland -- and leave it LeBron James did in a staggering prime-time way -- the New York Knicks always made the most sense.

He would've won a couple of championships here with Amare Stoudemire and the third major piece the Knicks would've landed with LeBron in the fold, that ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


  • Time's Up?
    Carmelo Anthony is done for the season with a small tear in his labrum.
  • Glory In Defeat
    Brooklyn, the true winner in this town, shouldn't hang its head after Tuesday's loss.
  • Manhattan Transfer
    Lamar Odom could be coming home to NYC. Good move for the Knicks?
  • Taking A Nieuw Approach
    Kirk Nieuwenhuis is happy to have assimilated so quickly back into the Mets fold.
  • So Long, Cervy
    We won't see Francisco Cervelli back with the Yanks until at least June.