PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Where Ohio-native LeBron James will land is the hot topic of conversation in the basketball world these days.READ MORE: Robert Atkins Charged In 1991 Cold Case Murder Of Joy Hibbs In Bucks County
While the greatest player in the NBA won’t be taking formal pitches from other teams, Sixers fans and talking-heads are making it known that Philly wants the king and the king should want Philly.
“If LeBron wants to win another championship, there’s no doubt he needs to come to Philadelphia,” said Eyewitness News anchor Ukee Washington.
“If he comes here, he wouldn’t have to carry all the weight. We have a young, talented, very good basketball team, where he could be on this squad and we could do some great things in the future.”READ MORE: 4 People On Way To Prom Party Injured In West Philadelphia Quadruple Shooting, Police Say
In addition, social media is abuzz with the thought of James coming to Philly. They’ve been making their best pitches, too.
Jack tweets, “Come to Philly, build an empire. Statues will be erected in your honor.”
Mike says on Twitter, “Joel, Dario, Ben, Markelle, and King James equals three more rings for LeBron.”
Dan isn’t messing around when he says on Twitter, “Trust the process or lose to it for years to come.”
And one tweet reads, “When you hit the liberty bell you get ring after ring after ring.”MORE NEWS: Philadelphia School District Postpones Plans To Push Back School Start Times
If you are LeBron James, what can really top that?