NBA Offseason News: LeBron, Bosh, Carmelo

LeBron James returning to's Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein discuss the Cleveland Cavaliers increasing optimism regarding the potential of luring LeBron James back to Ohio.

Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski notes how LeBron's agent, Rich Paul, is quietly urging the four-time MVP to return home to Ohio, while also pushing the Cavs to clear maximum salary space for James.  

USA Today's Sam Amick reports that the Houston Rockets are offering Chris Bosh a four-year maximum contract (believed to be between $80 million and $90 million), to bolt the Heat for Houston.'s Ramona Shelburne and Chris Broussard explain how the Los Angeles Lakers have surpassed the Chicago Bulls, as the New York Knicks' chief competition, in New York's quest to re-sign Carmelo Anthony.