Have The Front Yard Stakeouts In East Lansing Started?Posted by jstevrtc on June 8th, 2010
(Not that we condone such behavior.)
Within the last hour, the AP released a report citing a source who claims that Michigan State’s legendary Tom Izzo has been in talks with the fine folks from the Cleveland Cavaliers — namely, owner Dan Gilbert, who’s a Michigan State alumnus — about the terms of a possible contract to coach the Cavs, if Izzo should feel so inclined. The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported Monday that such talks centered around a five year deal worth $6 million a year. Even the John Calipari-to-the-NBA rumors didn’t get this far.
If this is true, Cavalier fans should take heart. It’s doubtful that Izzo would even be involved in such a discussion if he wasn’t positive that LeBron James was returning to Cleveland. Even if Izzo doesn’t sign on the dotted line, Cavs supporters are probably breathing a little easier (by the way, the LeBron-O-Meter on that above link is great), not to mention that the New York Post‘s Peter Vecsey is reporting that he has an insider with knowledge of a three-year contract being finalized for LeBron.