LeBron won't talk about it. Chris Bosh has given hints about it. And Dwyane Wade is an open book about it.
"I'm at a position where I don't really have to worry about it. I've been with the same organization for now 11 years. We've won multiple championships, so it's no reason where I need to think about that yet. I'm not at a point where we are a bad team and I need to think about the future, so right now I'm really focused on just enjoying this team, enjoying our quest to try to three-peat. And when the season is over, and whatever happens, then I will sit down with Chris and I will sit down with Bron and I will sit down and make the best decision for myself and my family."
When we sat down and we signed our deals and all of us made sure we had an opt-out in that fourth year, that was our option, so the option is there and you would hope that someone wants to be able to use their option as a player. As players, you only have so much time and you only have so many moments where you have the ability to control your own fate, so it's not a bad thing at all if that's what someone is thinking. I haven't had that conversation with Chris. I haven't had that conversation with Bron."
LeBron James has diverted questions all season. And Chris Bosh has made small claims that he plans to stay and thinks Wade and LeBron will also. but Dwyane Wade makes it clear, he doesn't plan on going anywhere. And it looks like he will do his part to see LeBron and Bosh here as well.
It's so hard to foretell what will happen, and a lot of it rides on how Pat Riley can rework this roster to appeal LeBron, but I'd find it very hard to see LeBron leave after three straight NBA titles, if the Heat can win again this year. That would be a major PR hit to the King.
It's odd that this arises now, but people just won't stop asking.
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