Report: LeBron James May Return To Cavaliers In Summer Of 2014
LeBron James may be happy as a clam playing alongside friends Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on the Heat — but interestingly enough, there are other aspects of his professional life in Miami he’s not so thrilled with, according to a recent report. Sam Amico of FOX Sports Ohio writes that LeBron doesn’t like working for Heat president Pat Riley, and that he may even consider a return to the Cavaliers in 2014.
Amico’s sources tell him James “doesn’t particularly care for [Riley's] heavy-handed and disciplined style.” James of course signed a six-year contract to play for Riley and the Heat in 2010, but that deal includes an opt-out after year four, which Amico says James “will strongly consider … if Riley remains in his current role. And the team James would be eyeballing most in free agency, say those close to the situation, would be the Cavs.”
James led the Heat to the NBA Finals last spring but came up short, losing in six games to the Mavericks. The Cavs, in turn, have begun rebuilding in James’ absence, beginning with No. 1 overall draft pick Kyrie Irving.