LeBron James, shown facing the Warriors' Kevin Durant, would go west and sign with the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency if he wants the most direct path to dethroning Golden State from its NBA dynasty.
LeBron James, shown facing the Warriors' Kevin Durant, would go west and sign with the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency if he wants the most direct path to dethroning Golden State from its NBA dynasty. Thearon W. Henderson Getty Images
LeBron James, shown facing the Warriors' Kevin Durant, would go west and sign with the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency if he wants the most direct path to dethroning Golden State from its NBA dynasty. Thearon W. Henderson Getty Images

LeBron James has only 1 choice if he wants to meet the challenge of his legacy head-on

June 30, 2018 05:27 PM

About Greg Cote

Greg Cote

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Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.
Read Greg Cote's Random Evidence blog at http://blogs.herald.com/random_evidence/