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LeBron James Deciding Between Cavaliers, The Bulls.....and The Nets.

BOSTON - MAY 13:  LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers prepares to shoot a free throw in the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2010 NBA playoffs at TD Garden on May 13, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Celtics defeated the Cavaliers 94-85.  NOTE TO USER: User Expressly Acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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Michael HeaverContributor IJuly 5, 2010

I have predicted that the Nets, with their new ownership and future move to Brooklyn, should be taken more seriously as contenders for LeBron James.

It looks like I may be vindicated.

Rumours are circulating that James has shortlisted his next move to staying at the Cavs, moving to Chicago or joining his boy Jay-Z at the Nets in what would be a shock move.

But one that would be amazing for the Nets and maybe NBA basketball as a whole given Mikhail Prokhorov's ambition to make the Nets the first truly global franchise.

The fact that James is now going to delay his decision until later in the week, after he has done a high school Nike Skills Academy in Cleveland, seems to indicate that he may well be leaving his home state. If he was staying with the Cavs, he would have no reason not to announce it now.

Chicago may be the obvious alternative. But I think most pundits have got it badly wrong in judging LeBron James as a man who does things according to what may seem conventional.

Could the soon-to-be Brooklyn Nets be a Championship winning side led by LeBron James? I think so.

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