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King James LeBron Signs With Miami Heat

LeBron Signs With Miami Heat

Over the last week, the pontificating about which team NBA superstar LeBron James would choose to play for has been ceaseless—especially between fans in Miami and New York. Even President Obama joined the fray, arguing that James should stay in Cleveland. The wait is finally over. “The Decision,” as ESPN’s taken to calling it, is official: James announced tonight from the Boys and Girls Club in Greenwich, Connecticut, that he’s signed with Miami Heat after considering five other teams—the New York Knicks, New Jersey Nets, Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Chicago Bulls. The major reason for his decision: “The best opportunity for me to win,” James said. “To win now and the future also.”

July 8, 2010 5:37 PM