James ends free agency questions

Published 3:37 am Thursday, November 12, 2009

ORLANDO, Fla. — Frustrated by the repeated questions, LeBron James saidhe won’t talk about his possible free agency next summer until after this season.

The Cleveland star and reigning NBA MVP said Wednesday night before the Cavaliers’ victory over Orlando that all the talk is “getting old.”

James cut off interviews after being hit with questions about free agency and teaming with Miami’s Dwyane Wade, who has said the two have discussed forming a mega-tandem.

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“This free agent talk is getting old. It’s getting old and I think I’m going to stop. Tonight will be the last time I answer any more free agent questions until the offseason,” James said.

“I think I owe it to myself, and I owe it to my teammates. It’s just getting old. I’m focusing on this season, and this is going to be a really good season for us. I don’t want anymore distractions for my teammates, for my organization, for my family. This will be the last time I answer a free agent question for the rest of the year.”

James can opt out of his contract at the end of this season and become a free agent. He has been overloaded with questions about his plans and has continued to say that winning is most important.