The Heat? LBJ should've picked Knicks

Instead of being King of New York, LeBron James must give up throne to D-Wade

Updated: July 9, 2010, 3:34 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

LeBron James just took his career south, literally and figuratively. He is signing with Pat Riley's Miami Heat, and no, it was not the best option on the free-agent board.

If he was going to leave Cleveland -- and leave it LeBron James did in a staggering prime-time way -- the New York Knicks always made the most sense.

He would've won a couple of championships here with Amare Stoudemire and the third major piece the Knicks would've landed with LeBron in the fold, that ...

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