Links To The Present: June 1, 2010

June 1st, 2010 by Tom Pestak

Good News for Cleveland Fans – LeBron says in an interview with Larry King that Cleveland has the ‘edge’ in FA.

Article in Slam taking shots at LeBron for joining Drake on stage.  I’ve never included a comment in a LTTP, but I really liked this one.  Sandwiched between a torrent of criticism and strange Kobe/LeBron comparisons, there’s this: “You guys realize Kobe took the time to RECORD hip-hop songs, right?”

You knew the Kobe/LeBron comparisons were coming. Only took 2 bad games before LeBron got dethroned.

The Magic seem equally disappointed in the end to their season.  Dwight Howard wants to play with some new faces too.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar weighs in on LBJ’s free agency decision.

“League sources have indicated that Gilbert and Ferry’s season-ending meetings were intense and in-depth, but that both men eventually walked away on the same page and with a stronger relationship.” [Brian Windhorst]

Study Reveals that LBJ could be worth over 2 Billion to the City of Chicago. Clearly, they need that money more than Cleveland, maybe the President could try to encourage that change.

WFNY looks at the Cavs possibly acquiring Draft Picks.