LeBron James restored order to the universe (and caused a little disorder at the same time) Thursday night (Jul 8) when he announced that he would be joining the Miami Heat in the upcoming NBA basketball season. After months and months of rumors and speculation, LeBron says that he feels really good about his new 5-year contract with the Heat. Last night, LeBron told ESPN:
“I slept on it, made my decision and feel really good about it. Taking my talents to South Beach and joining the Miami Heat gives me the best opportunity to win championships. I look forward to playing with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. We have a good team.”
LeBron and his new teammates Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh will attend a rally at Miami Heat stadium in the American Airlines Arena tonight (Fr. Jul 9) and will continue the party on South Beach.
James made his announcement last night at the Boys & Girls of America in Greenwich, CT and took pictures with rapper Kanye West after he spoke with the media.