The thought of LeBron James in a Lakers uniform has sent the internet into a frenzy over the past 24 hours. On Thursday, Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com reported that a number of NBA executives believe the Lakers have positioned themselves to make a run at LeBron in 2014 should Kobe Bryant retire. To make matters even more interesting, Lakers owner Jim Buss told the Orange County Register that the team has intentionally structured itself so it has a significant amount of cap space in 2014, although never mentioning King James as a specific target.
As you might expect, Dwyane Wade is one of a number of people who don’t want to hear anything about LeBron going to the Lakers.
“They need to leave my teammate alone with that, and go mess with somebody else,” Wade told the Palm Beach Post after Miami’s preseason win over the Pistons. “He’s gonna be here. We’re straight.”
For his part, LeBron simply said that he understands how rumors can be and that he is worried about nothing besides defendi...