LeBron James willing to take pay cut to build ‘super team’

LeBron James is at it again.

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ superstar is in the midst of another controversy after stating that he is willing to take a pay cut just to build another “super team” that will include his closest friends namely Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul.

This was the same statement he did when he went to Miami Heat and team up with Wade and Chris Bosh as they were collectively known as the “Big Three.” That was also the time when Ray Allen also joined them as they collected two championship rings.

As reported by Bleacher Report, James made a statement that will have some team owners question his loyalty to the squad as he hinted that he wanted to play for a team that will have him together with Anthony, Wade and Paul for one or two seasons.

“I really hope that, before our career is over, we can all play together. At least one, maybe one or two seasons—me, Melo, D-Wade, CP—we can get a year in. I would actually take a pay cut to do that,” James said.

Of the group, both James and Wade have championship rings on their fingers and they would want their closest friends Anthony and Paul to also experience that feeling of being on top of the world of basketball.

“It would be pretty cool. I’ve definitely had thoughts about it. We’ll see,” James stressed.

But since that is still a far and long shot, James and the rest of the Cavaliers will have to stay focused as they prepare themselves for the playoff rounds. James was in a nick of things when he unfollowed the Cavs on Twitter and quickly explaining that it was part of his mindset routine going to the post season.

He did this last year when he went off the grid on all medium of social media in what he calls “Zero Dark 23.” stated that in shutting down his social media accounts, James wants to send a strong message to his team and that is he wants to win a championship.

If his teammates heard it loud and clear, remains to be seen as they continue their journey in the league and lording over the team standings in the eastern Conference, the place to perfectly start a championship campaign.

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