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Decision 2010: LeBron James chooses Miami

Posted Jul 9 2010 11:23PM's tracks the latest comings and goings of free agent LeBron James.

LeBron 4-1-1

Updated: July 8

Well that was interesting.

After a, um, whirlwind free-agent tour LeBron James has decided where he will play basketball this fall.

LeBron James chose superstar help over the comforts of home and is heading for Miami because he says he wants to win a championship with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.

NBA, get ready: A superstar trio has just been born.

Ending weeks of will-he-or-won't-he speculation, the two-time MVP said Thursday night that he's decided to join the Heat and leave the Cavaliers after an unsuccessful seven-year quest for the ring he covets.

This was the free agent shot heard 'round the Association. There were more losers in the LeBron sweepstakes -- so what's next for them?

Does this mean the road to the Finals goes through South Beach? (There are worst places roads could go through, we guess.)

And what about that city on the shores of the Lake Erie -- the one that's seen its fair share of sporting heartbreak over the last half-century? They noticed LeBron is LeGone.

For a blow-by-blow account of of the final day of LeBronakuh, check out friend of NBA TV and, Cavs' beat man Brian Windhorst's twitter account (@pdcavsinsider).

Now that LeBron has made up his mind -- has you covered.

The Decision

Video Charles Barkley reacts to LeBron's decision | Video McHale reacts | Video Aaron McKie
Video Fan reaction in Cleveland, Miami, New York and Chicago
Video David Aldridge on the next big free agent moves
Video Reggie Miller on LeBron's free agent process | Video Damon Jones
Video Analysis on LeBron's decision from the Game Time crew
John Schuhmann: Balance of power shifts to the East
Fran Blinebury: Cleveland may never get over "The Defection"
Steve Aschburner: In made-for-TV event, LeBron shares an awkward goodbye
Scott Howard-Cooper: LeBron's decision has great impact on and off the court

-- Features:

Aschburner: In one fell swoop, Heat have turned into Yankees
Schuhmann: How will trio of superstars work in Miami?
Howard-Cooper: Riley again proves he's the master
Game Time: Video What to expect from LeBron decision
NBA TV Free Agency Update: Video The latest on LeBron | Video David Aldridge on the latest moves
John Schuhmann: LBJ's decision will have far-reaching consequences
NBA TV: Video Best fit for LeBron | Video LeBron or nothing for the Knicks| Video Day 1 recap
Steve Aschburner: While LeBron ponders, Cleveland nervously awaits its fate
NBA TV Game Time: Video News from Cleveland
David Aldridge: Breaking down the money of the Miami Big 3
Art Garcia: Mavs might make push for LeBron ... after locking up Dirk
Art Garcia: Bosh agent denies deal forthcoming with Bulls for Bosh, LeBron
Shaun Powell: Now comes the other Draft, with LeBron leading way
David Aldridge: What will Cleveland do if they can't keep LeBron?
Fran Blinebury's Tour de LeBron: Cleveland | Chicago | New York | New Jersey | Miami | Clippers
David Aldridge:
Odds are LeBron's next move will direct summer spending
John Schuhmann -- Breaking down the nine teams with cap space
Art Garcia -- Cash-rich teams can't afford to come up short in free agency
Hang Time Blog --
Friday Free Ageny Frenzy


LeBron Headlines:

Time to party: Heat welcome trio of superstars
LeBron agrees to join Wade, Bosh in Miami
Report: LeBron to reveal decision Thursday
Hornets' Paul helps convince LeBron to join Twitter
LeBron works out at camp, remains mum on decision
Cavs tell LeBron there's no place like home
Cleveland fans make pitch to LeBron: Stay home
Broadway cast tries serenade to sway LeBron to Knicks
Jay-Z, Prokhorov make pitch to James
Agent: Scott accepts Cavs' coaching job
Report: Cavs have not offered job to Shaw
Wolves' Brewer: LeBron-led super team could dominate league
Manager: No free-agent tour for LeBron
Calipari says he's unaware of LeBron's plans for future
Minor league team taking swing at LeBron
Organizers: 'LeBron Appreciation Day' draws 8,500 fans
LeBron makes appearance at Akron rally
Akron set to host three-hour party to honor LeBron
Izzo mum on question from camper; no contact with LeBron
Bulls fans put up billboard in Chicago for LeBron
Iron Chef offers to cook meals for LeBron once a month
LeBron to CNN's King: Cavs have edge in free agency
LeBron mum on future at appearance in Cleveland
Akron planning day to honor LeBron
Clippers fans march in LA streets for LeBron
Obama: If LeBron is looking, Bulls have good core


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