According to a source close to Curry, the Knicks' veteran center met with James in Ohio
to discuss Curry's future, which may or may not include having LeBron
as a teammate. The conversation, the source said, "had nothing to do
with Eddy trying to recruit LeBron to New York."
In fact, Curry may have been recruiting himself to join James either in Cleveland or Chicago.
Curry is entering the final year of his contract and has told close
friends he'd welcome a buyout from the Knicks in order to become a free
Curry has talked about returning to his hometown of
Chicago to restart his career. The Bulls are one of several teams with
salary cap room to sign James, who is expected to visit New York, New Jersey and Chicago when he becomes a free agent on July 1.
I've never been such an Eddy Curry fan as I am right now.
Certainly LeBron isn't going to go somewhere because Eddy Curry is there, but the fact that he's working out with Curry and Curry hates NY and wants out and Curry would consider coming back to Chicago can't hurt can it?
I know I'm a fan of LeBron hanging out with a guy hating on the Knicks who's got fonder memories of Chicago.
The article goes on to state that NY isn't likely to grant a buyout due to his value as an expiring and because they think he can contribute on the floor despite a complete refusal to play him previously.