Now that LeBron James is a free agent, it's time to start thinking about which team he might land on. Below is our list of the teams we think should make a serious effort to get LeBron, along with a thorough breakdown of how he would fit in. Buckle up.
Adding LeBron to that defense sure would be something. He might be able to give the push the Bulls need to reach the top.
Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron and Kobe on the same team would make for some kind of duo! A playmaker like LeBron could really put this team back on the map.
This is a spunky playoff team that could really make some noise in the East with LeBron on its roster.
The Pacers were real close to making the NBA Finals over the last two seasons. LeBron could probably get them there.
If anyone could get this team back to the finals, it's LeBron.
LeBron, Durant, and Westbrook? Now that would be a Big Three!
Paul, Griffin, and LeBron? Now that would be a Big Three!
San Antonio Spurs
LeBron could really give this band of savvy veterans the push they need to lock down a repeat.
If the Nets really want to become the hottest team in New York, LeBron is their ticket.
This is a playoff team with a good young core. With LeBron, they become a real contender.
Aldridge, LeBron, and Lillard? Now that's a Big Three!
Golden State Warriors
The West is going to be stacked every year, but this team could really make some noise with LeBron on the roster.
Harden, Howard, and LeBron? Say hello to the new Big Three!
New York Knicks
The eighth seed in the East is up for grabs, and LeBron could lock it up for this team.
The Pistons had a rough season last year, but LeBron could give them what they need to turn things around.
Al Jefferson and LeBron James would make for a dangerous one-two punch in the Eastern Conference.
If they can convince Kevin Love to stay and sign LeBron, this team would be very dangerous.
Adding a superstar like LeBron to a good young team like the Suns could make for an explosive combination.
The King would really fit in at The Grindhouse. What a defense that would be!
The Big Three is no more, but LeBron and Rajon Rondo would make for one heck of a Big Two.
This team is building for the future, but LeBron could make them a threat in the present.
The East is going to be wide open next year, and LeBron could help this team rocket to the top of the conference.
LeBron has exactly the kind of skills that this team needs to really become a threat in the West.
DeMarcus Cousins is a force to be reckoned with in the paint, and LeBron would be the perfect running mate.
If LeBron teams up with Dirk Nowitzki, it's not hard to imagine the Mavs making one last run at finals glory.
If this team had LeBron, you could book it for a playoff appearance every year.
Easily a playoff team with LeBron James on the roster.
LeBron is just the kind of player that could get the Jazz playing sweet music once again.
New Orleans Pelicans
Teaming LeBron up with Anthony Davis would be a great way to guarantee perennial playoff appearances.
So there you have it. These teams should really try to sign LeBron James.