LeBron James meets with Knicks and Nets as free agency tips off
LeBron James on the first day of his free agency met with the New York Knicks and the New Jersey Nets. The Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago Bulls and the Cleveland Cavaliers are also expected to make pitches to LeBron James in the coming days.
New York — The pursuit of LeBron James, the biggest name in this year's class of NBA free agents, began with double-barrel urgency on Thursday as a pair of teams made their pitch to the six-times All-Star.
At least four other teams are expected to make pitches to James in the coming days.
Wade, the Heat guard, met with officials from the Bulls and was expected to talk to the Nets, according to media reports.
Toronto forward Bosh also met with Heat officials.
The Heat also met with Phoenix forward Amare Stoudemire.Free agent guard Joe Johnson, meanwhile, entertained offers from the Heat and the Knicks and was awaiting an offer from his current team, the Atlanta Hawks.