LeBron James Opts Out, Will Be Free Agent
Star exercises early termination clause with Heat
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Jun 24, 2014 9:08 AM CDT
Miami Heat's LeBron James pauses during a news conference in Miami, Tuesday, June 17, 2014.   (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

(Newser) – America, are you ready for The Decision II? Well, too bad, because LeBron James is apparently taking his talents away from South Beach. The player generally regarded as the NBA's best has decided to opt out of his contract with the Miami Heat, his agent tells ESPN. The move makes him an unrestricted free agent, and while it doesn't guarantee he'll leave the Heat, it seems sure to set off another summer of breathless coverage about his potential destination.

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Cat-Lover
Jun 26, 2014 5:54 PM CDT
Within a few more years when soccer becomes America's number one passtime, people will say, "I remember having heard something about a LeBron James."
youngblood
Jun 26, 2014 11:55 AM CDT
Don't be a hater on LeBron. Anyone would go where you get the most cash for your talents. America, maybe the world has become one big greedy place. Woman want their designer handbags and $1500 shoes and men want their Ferrari's. The way it is.
Metaphoric
Jun 24, 2014 1:18 PM CDT
Guessing he'll be a Hornet next