LeBron headed to Miami

lebron23 LeBron headed to Miami

The wait is over.

LeBron James is headed to Miami to join Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh on the Heat. The superstar announced his decision in a live interview with Jim Gray on ESPN Thursday night.

“I can’t say it was always in my plans, because I never thought it was possible,” James said. “But the things that the Miami Heat franchise have done, to free up cap space and be able to put themselves in a position this summer to have all three of us, it was hard to turn down.”

James said he made his final decision Thursday morning and informed the Heat of his decision right before announcing it on live television.

“When I woke up this morning I knew it was the right decision,” James said.

Obviously the Bulls are disappointed they didn’t land the coveted free agent and it didn’t take long for reaction to come out from the Berto Center.

“I remain convinced that this organization made the strongest of bids to acquire LeBron James during this free agency period,” Bulls General Manager Gar Forman said in a statement. “While we’re disappointed he chose to go to another franchise, our strategy for the future competitiveness of this organization did not begin or end with James, and we feel today’s addition of two-time All-Star Carlos Boozer significantly strengthens our team’s already talented roster.  It is our goal to keep exploring every avenue that it may take, whether through trades or free agency, to continue to build this team to compete at a championship level.”

The Bulls will now look to add another free agent, likely a shooting guard.

  • Dave

    Gutless wonder. Who’s there?? Ray Allen? He got any game?

  • chicagohustler

    The dog and pony show is finally over.In all the years Jordan was here,he only had one other guy who might be considered a superstar, Pippin.They won 6 titles.This group has 3 superstars and it’s going to be hard to win a title.they are missing one key ingrediat..TEAM.King James could not win anything with a decent Cavalier team and Wade will not give in to him by year end.They are going to be disliking each other quick because both have huge egos and will need to be fed.After all,he is going to Wade County.I’ll take the Bulls and their hard nosed team who I think will get better,stronger and play like what Miami can’t….a TEAM.

  • Joe from Chicago

    James legacy will be based on how many championship rings he’ll collect in his career. Right now he isnt in the same zip code as MJ or Bryant. Desperate move by James and definitely no guaranteed championship.Wades team, hope they realize that.

  • Jose Soriano

    LeBron James is not in the class of Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, and Larry Bird because he needs players like Wade and Bosh to win championships. Bryant, Jordan, Johnson and Bird surround themselves w/ role players and lead them to the promise land. All the role players had to do was ride on their coat tails. LeBron decided ride on Wade’s coat tail.

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