What If: LeBron Stayed in Cleveland
Friday , Sep , 27 , 2013 Joseph Sobczyk

What If: LeBron Stayed in Cleveland

With all the speculation over LeBron's destination next season we consider what if he stayed put Cleveland.

HoopsVibe's Very Quick Call: It would definitely have been a completely different NBA.

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Cavs Make Huge Offer To Get New Orleans #1 Pick.
Tuesday , Jun , 12 , 2012 Elijah Abramson

Cavs Make Huge Offer To Get New Orleans #1 Pick.

Cleveland makes a huge offer to get #1 pick and Anthony Davis from New Orleans.

HoopsVibe's Very Quick Call: Cleveland's offer looks like an act of desperation. Plus, the Cavs need a lot more than Davis.

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Saturday , Aug , 14 , 2010 Hoopsvibe

Karl Malone ‘delivers’ prediction for 2011: ‘I pick the Lakers’

At the Hall of Fame on Friday, Karl Malone said he thinks the Lakers will win another title, and Scottie Pippen isn't even sure the Heat will make the NBA Finals.

"I would say this: With the guys they got, they're going to be a hell of a team," Malone said of Miami. "I pick the Lakers."


HoopsVibe’s Very Quick Call: The Mailman delivered a prediction Friday night.

While getting inducted into the James Naismith Hall of Fame, Karl Malone told reporters the Los Angeles Lakers would win the 2011 NBA championship, toppling the star-studded Miami Heat.

The former Utah Jazz great also took issue with how LeBron James left Cleveland, saying “The way it went down, I'm not into that."

Fair points.

After all, to be the champion, you got to beat the champion. And the Lakers are the two-time defending champions. They also improved this summer, shoring up their inconsistent bench by signing solid role players like Matt Barnes, Steve Blake, and Theo Ratliff.

James deserves criticism for turning the free agent process into a reality TV spectacle, treating the cities of Cleveland and Akron like they'd agreed to be bachelors and bachelorettes in a damn rose ceremony.  
Malone’s feelings are typical of old school greats, who don’t like the way the Heat assembled their roster. Fair or not, these greats are siding with fans, and viewing The Three Kings as villains for 2011.

--Oly Sandor.

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