The impending free agency of LeBron James stands to be the story of the summer. It might not be as insane as "The Decision" but it will be in the headlines every day.
One thing most people have decided on is that James will not stay in Cleveland. His next destination is undetermined, but all indications are that his second stint for his local team has run its course.
At least some are holding out hope that James re-ups with the Cavs. Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Cribbs is one of them.
Cribbs tweeted this afternoon about the "rumor" that James is staying in Cleveland and bringing a second star in to join him.
Cribbs says it is Russell Westbrook.
About this rumor, well it makes no sense on several levels. First off, Westbrook is in the middle of a whopping $205 million contract extension. He's not slated to be a free agent until 2023.
That means the Cavs would have to trade with Oklahoma City in order to acquire him, and his price tag if they could even do that would be incredibly steep. There's such a thing as a salary cap.
Secondly, color us skeptical that James and Westbrook would even be able to coexist. Sure, LeBron has mentioned in the past that he wants to transition more to an off-ball role as he gets older, but pairing him with a ball-dominant player like Westbrook doesn't seem to make much sense.