LeBron James The Decision 10 years later, NBA return 2020 and Orlando Bubble

Jul 03, 2020, 07:15 PM

LeBron James' Decision on July 7, 2010 changed the course of NBA history. It set the tone for a decade of super teams, followed-up by Kevin Durant's turn toward Golden State in 2016.

LeBron James' Decision on July 7, 2010 changed the course of NBA history. It set the tone for a decade of super teams, followed-up by Kevin Durant's turn toward Golden State in 2016. It allowed Dirk Nowitski to carve out legendary status in 2011, and created two of the greatest NBA Finals ever in 2013 and '16. Justin Rowan, a lifelong Cavaliers fan and writer for Fear The Sword looks back at the ripple effects of the Decision, why it was so controversial and how we could be looking at a reeling-in of player movement in 2020 due to the financial implications of the COVID-19 outbreak. Speaking of Orlando, are we "legitimizing" the NBA's move by talking about basketball?