Dwyane Wade says LeBron James' decision won't be a 'basketball thing'

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"I get asked all the time about MJ, LeBron, and it's such a hard question to ask", Kerr told reporters following Game 4.

You can say what you will about Kevin Durant right now, but his decision to leave the OKC Thunder and join the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 offseason has paid off. Although teams aren't allowed to reach out to players until July 1, the speculation has been running rampant about LeBron's future for quite some time with a lot of opinions and rumors swirling around the league.

However, LeBron still has three NBA trophies and three NBA Finals MVP awards to his name and his 15th season proved he is still in his prime.

Legacy, for LeBron James, is a loaded word.

Despite spending much of the second half of the regular season rehabbing a broken bone in his left (non-shooting) hand, Love finished 2017-2018 with his second-best stat line since joining the Cavaliers, as he averaged 17.6 points and 9.3 rebounds per game.

There was no way that King James wouldn't have been heated after Smith, not known for his attention to detail, literally cost them a golden opportunity to get at least one game against the far more superior Warriors. "But my family is a huge part of whatever I decide to do in my career, and they will continue to be that".

James, whose team trails the Golden State Warriors three games to none in the NBA Finals, is a potential free agent this summer. "They're very different, but however you want to rank them, they're right there together". Anything is possible. People have been saying that for the past four years.

On a podcast during the finals, Gilbert said he views James as much more than a player. Having always been compared to the iconic Michael Jordan, considered by many to be the greatest player of all-time, LeBron's legacy has never been some standalone construct, free to stand out without the schema of what makes a player a "winner" the backdrop. That's how I was brought up as a basketball player, as being one of the guys. I've always said that. "(Kevin Durant) went there, they teamed up, and it's like, 'OK, beat this.' I think it's on another organization to kind of give that same narrative". But Sherman, a lifelong Lakers fan, doesn't see it happening.