According to Ramona Shelburne and Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com, the LA Lakers are hoping to make a run at New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony and two-time defending NBA champion LeBron James of the Miami Heat when they become free agents next offseason.
Both players have the option to seek new contracts after the 2013-14 season. It is unknown whether James or Anthony will consider that, but there is no question that they would be the two biggest prizes on the market.
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James and Anthony are among the league’s most decorated players and there’s a lot a basketball to be played until then. Time will tell if the two stars will ever be seen wearing the same team’s jerseys.