After the initial rave reviews of the Cavs’ trade deadline roster overhaul, Colin thinks it’s clear that Cleveland has no shot to beat the Warriors – or the Rockets – in the Finals. Colin thinks LeBron is likely done in Cleveland, but shouldn’t rush into a decision on his next destination.
Instead of signing in free agency over the summer, Colin proposed the idea of LeBron sitting out until next year’s trade deadline. He can wait and see how the situations of various possible teams play out and pick the best one.
It sounds like a crazy idea, but Michael Jordan did it with the Bulls. LeBron’s sabbatical would be far shorter than Jordan’s, and would allow him to close out next year with a shot to compete for a title. Retirement or no retirement, that’s not happening in Cleveland.
Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson, Chip Kelly all did it:
— Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) March 2, 2018