We reached out to our sports radio personalities from across the country to get their opinion on James’ decision. Here’s their reactions:
Brian Geltzeiler, hoopscritic.com, joined The Triple Threat to discuss all the NBA free agency moves. He mainly talked about what a big get LeBron James is for the Cavs in Cleveland. He also discussed the possibility of Chris Bosh coming to Houston and thinks he would make a huge difference here. Geltzeiler thinks Bosh will very likely come to Houston due to recent developments.
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Orlando Alzugaray, 640 Sports Miami, joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show to discuss NBA free agency and the Heat. He started out discussing the meeting between LeBron and Riley today in Vegas and his thought on Riley’s best approach to LeBron. He said that Miami has the clear advantage over Cleveland in the quest for LeBron in multiple ways from location to a level of class they are known for. Alzugaray said the winning component for teams is battle tested veteran players, not young guys. He said if LeBron leaves Miami, he can see Chris Bosh coming to play for the Rockets because he won’t stay on without LeBron. Alzugaray says LeBron is the big domino and he will set off a long chain of events once he has made his decision. He thinks LeBron will make his decision in the next 48 hours.
Ken Berger, CBSsports.com, joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show to discuss NBA Free Agency. He said this is a very strange free agency period because usually by now the big guys have made their moves whereas this time the biggest players are still up in the air. He talked about LeBron’s best options and what might happen with them. Berger says LeBron is handling free agency the right way letting his agent talk to people and handle the business but he wishes he would speed up the process a little bit.
Tonight’s B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip traveled to Miami and Cleveland tonight. First they spoke to Brian Rowitz, ESPN 106.3 Miami, about Chris Bosh trade rumors. He also discussed the situations of the Heat players in free agency. Next they flew over to Cleveland to talk to Daryl Ruiter, 92.3 The Fan, about the Cavs pursuit of LeBron James. On the football side, he discussed Josh Gordon’s arrest and Johnny Manziel’s sketchy photos from the holiday weekend. He said Manziel needs to be careful and find some better friends or this kind of issue will likely continue to arise.
Johnny Manziel now a three-time draft pick… who could have picked him this time?!
Tonight the B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip traveled to Cleveland and Oakland. First they spoke to Daryl Ruiter, 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland, about Johnny Manziel and the Browns. Ruiter thinks TMZ and other media are making too much of Manziel’s behavior. He says Mike Pettine has said he is happy with Manziel on the field and doesn’t want to micro manage his players off the field. Then they flew over to Oakland to speak to Michael Wagman, Silver & Black Illustrated, about their starting QB competition. He discussed the situation with Matt Schaub competing with Derek Carr for starting position. He said all the possible starting QBs with the teams are not looking too great so far but that is just in practice so far.
Cleveland landed the first pick in the NBA Draft… again. Aside from winning the NBA Draft Lottery, what else is Cleveland #1 at?
Tonight the B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip headed to Miami and Cleveland. First they traveled to Miami to talk to Brian Rowitz, ESPN 760, about the Heat and Pacers series. Then they flew over to Cleveland to talk to Daryl Ruiter, 92.3 The Fan, about the Cavs getting the first pick in the NBA lottery. He also discussed Johnny Manziel being put as third string quarterback. Ruiter says that the Browns want Manziel to really prove himself to them before they promot him to super star status.