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Lebron James (Los Angeles Lakers)

Discussion in 'Professional Basketball' started by NJ-Buckeye, Oct 7, 2004.

  1. NJ-Buckeye

    NJ-Buckeye They Hate Us cuz They Ain't Us.. Banners are good Staff Member

    is it too soon to make the kid an official offer? or do we have to know his name first?
  2. BuckeyeInTheBoro

    BuckeyeInTheBoro This space left intentionally blank

  3. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    Can you say "Mega child support"?
  4. RugbyBuck

    RugbyBuck Our church has no bells.

    I think its LeShaka Johnson. Sign him up.
  5. NJ-Buckeye

    NJ-Buckeye They Hate Us cuz They Ain't Us.. Banners are good Staff Member

    Great marketing angle... we'll tell LeBron we're making the offer to help him out...

    HH.. what's the rule? do we have to know his name for the offer sheet? or can it be 'John Doe James'?
  6. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    Middle name should be Zulu instead...
  7. RugbyBuck

    RugbyBuck Our church has no bells.

    Johnson's the last name, Mili.
  8. Bestbuck36

    Bestbuck36 It's a brand new Day!!

    :slappy: :slappy: :slappy: :slappy:
  9. Xevious

    Xevious Recovering Arcade Junkie

  10. BuckBackHome

    BuckBackHome Wolverine is largest member of weasel family

    You know you cannot go wrong with offering to the child of a St. V grad.
  11. WestEnd

    WestEnd look ma no shoelaces, and I'm down with the KIIING

    Lebron James (official thread)

    Just to squash this ridiculous rumor that lebrons nike contract includes some sort of incentive for him to go to a major market, this today from Brian Windhorst, cavs reporter for the akron beacon-journal, a guy that's been following Lebron's carreer since before he was even on TV (which is a long time.) If anybody in the media knows, it's windhorst. I don't know how many times it's been stated on this board, but if you heard it on Sportscenter, it's probaby WRONG.

    • Many fans were frustrated last week that Redd returned to the last-place Milwaukee Bucks despite having the chance to come back home to Ohio and play with LeBron James. Well, the $20-some million difference between the offers was understandably the difference-maker. Keep those special rules to protect the incumbent team in mind in two years, when James is a free agent and the Cavaliers will be able to offer significantly more money to keep him. Contrary to numerous media reports, James' Nike contract does not have a kicker in it to increase his compensation if he plays in New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. Some of his other endorsement deals do, but they represent much, much less than he can get by re-signing for a max contract in Cleveland. Not to mention he's restricted, and the Cavaliers can match any offer.

    You think LeBron is going to be influenced by the chump change the guys at bubbulicous, upper deck, or sprite will throw his way compared to the $20 mill + that the cavs bird rights will be worth in a couple years?

    The only way lebron leaves is if the cavs are losing horribly, which won't happen. It took a complete and total meltdown of everything around lebron for the cavs to miss the playoffs this year, and even then, it was by a tiebreaker.
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2005
  12. sandgk

    sandgk Watson, Crick & A Twist

    You don't mind if I borrow that as a future sig file ..

    Perhaps I'll make my posts wear it if GameDay comes to town in September :)
  13. RCollett

    RCollett Gazillion!

    We have to get some shirts made up with that. Instead of BP t-shirts we will all recognize each other by the

    "If you heard it on SportsCenter it is probably WRONG!"

    shirts we will all be wearing.
    That would be great.

    Maybe we could do something like "Herbie' for President!" on the back.

    Go Bucks!
  14. jlb1705

    jlb1705 hipster doofus Staff Member Bookie

    [sarcasm]Dude, you're smokin' some crazy stuff if you think he's staying in Cleveland. He's gonna go to a major market and get the big bucks from Bubblicious.[/sarcasm]
  15. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    The best:

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