Transcript for LeBron James Going Free Agent
the future. Mara schiavocampo, NBC news, new York. A big move, basketball superstar Lebron James of the Miami heat wants to test marketplace to take bids from other teams. Everyone asking will he leave Miami and how much money can he get? Here is Matt Gutman. Reporter: With the reigning champs dethroned, the king himself, Lebron James, may head to a new empire. The greatest player of his generation announcing free agency today just weeks after carrying his team to the NBA finals for a fourth straight year. While he may be the league's best player, he's not it's best paid player. Ranking ninth with just over $20 million. Taking a pay cut to head to meem in 2010 in a media event dubbed "The decision." I'm taking my talents to Miami beach. He will be a king maker. Wherever he goes next season is definitely going to be a contending team. Reporter: The king, hoping to rival the legacy of Michael Jordan with six championships to James' two. James stands at 6'8" Jordan, 6'6" but it's not their size that defines them. For James, it's power. ESPN's sports science broke down this dunk, his arms tomahawking with speed of a helicopter rotor. For "His airness," it was hang time. Will James return to his first love, Cleveland? Matt Gutman, ABC news New York.
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