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Monday, June 11, 2018

Texas A&M Corpus Christi Takes Their Shot to Recruit LeBron James

Posted By on Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 2:13 PM

After the Golden State Warriors swept the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the 2018 NBA Championship title, many teams are making their pitch for league superstar LeBron James to come their way.

That includes Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

The beach-front university tweeted at King James himself, hoping to catch his attention with a photoshopped picture of him with a TAMUCC jersey.
Though James has not responded to the inquiry, he announced this past weekend that he has "no idea at this point" whether he'll decide to become a free agent on July 1. He did say that he wants to remain in "championship mode" and will consider his family when it comes to his decision.

Last week, ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith recently reported that James plans to speak with six teams aside from the Cavaliers. Those teams include the Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets, Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers, which is widely considered a frontrunner by experts.

At the same time, New York Times writer Marc Stein said that San Antonio's own Gregg Popovich is "bound to try to force his way into the conversation to sell James on the merits of South Texas."

Even if this isn't true, Spurs point guard Dejounte Murray, who has been mentored by James and calls him his big brother, definitely wants Cleveland's best to come to Texas. After the Cavaliers' loss, Murray tweeted a photoshopped picture of James with a Spurs jersey.
As for James, we know how he feels about the Silver & Black. Following Game 3 of the Finals, he praised how strong the 2014 Spurs team was and strong players who have suited up for San Antonio.
Only time will tell.

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