Adrian Wojnarowski did not report that LeBron James plans to opt out in 2018 and create a super-team in Los Angeles; “WojVertioalNBA” did. Around the Horn didn’t catch the faux Woj before the tweet aired, though, so the panel debated whether James would actually execute this not-actually-reported plan.
Here’s the tweet:
And here’s the segment:
For the record, Tim Cowlishaw thinks it’s possible; Kevin Blackistone thinks LeBron will stay in Cleveland; Frank Isola thinks everyone knows this plan; and Ramona Shelburne thinks the Cavs’ star is savvy when it comes to his NBA future. The four panelists also give odds for LeBron going to L.A.
Host Tony Reali acknowledged and regretted the error:
Update (10:05 p.m. ET): Tony defends his panelists.