We have no time for Photoshop, etc today, but we know you need to read our thoughts on this -
Believe it or not, this actually has me contemplating getting League Pass for the rest of the season.
It’s not Gasol-to-the-Lakers or anything, but look at the dynamics of how LeBron plays, and you have be a little curious.
Drive and dump to Ben…Ben can handle that, and we’re not entirely convinced (although we’re sure we wrote the opposite in the past) that Ben is completely washed up. Remember, he’ll be playing power forward for CLE, which paired with Z, makes them pretty big upfront.
Wally is perfect for LeBron – doesn’t have to handle the ball – just stand out there and shoot it.
Getting rid of Larry Hughes is great for chemistry, and as far as contracts, they’ve added nothing extraordinary in the long term.
We’ve always felt Delonte West was a good PG for a LeBron James, as well.
We’re down with this deal – it’s a risk, but a calculated one.
UPDATE: The infamous Farlane sent us this lil’ thing he made for us, inaccurately depicting what happened when we heard about the trade: