LeBron James to Phoenix Suns, but how? As a long-time Phoenician and full-time (and perhaps overly desperate) Suns fan, it would be fantastic to see LeBron James in purple and orange, but some suggest that the state of Arizona would likely have to think outside the box to make such a deal happen. My thoughts... let him play baseball.
Sure, the salary cap helps to maintain competitive balance in the NBA, but we've all heard of the famous dual-sport talents of Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders (the only man to appear in both a Super Bowl and a World Series) - even Wilt Chamberlain was offered professional boxing and football opportunities, why not Lebron?
Should the Arizona Diamondbacks or Arizona Cardinals offer Lebron a salaried, part-time position on the roster, not only would it serve as a gesture by the state to help supplement his income and bolster his legacy, but who nationwide wouldn't buy a football/baseball jersey with "James" on the back?! A few public appearances in the dugout, maybe even a pinch run or two, and Chase Field ticket sales (with the DBacks struggling as of late in the NL West) would undoubtedly take a turn for the better - a win-win?
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