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Skeets and Tas react to Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh teaming up together in Miami.

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While LeBron James is set to unveil which team he’ll play for next on Thursday, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh are reportedly teaming up together with the Miami Heat.

NEW YORK (TBJ) — The King has finally made a decision.

LeBron James is joining “The View.”

Barbara Walters, creator/executive producer and co-host of ABC’s award-winning morning talk and entertainment show, said Tuesday they intend to sign James to a contract later this week when the free agent moratorium period ends.

James will debut on “The View” on September 4 (11:00 a.m.–12:00 noon, ET), the start of the show’s fourteenth season.

“I have known LeBron for years. He is brilliant, funny and irrepressible, and is an enormously popular and talented star. We are delighted that he is going to join the program. This is going to be a great new chapter for ‘The View,’” said Ms. Walters.

“I’m really glad to be doing ‘The View.’ It’s a show I like with people I like, and I’m looking forward to it,” said James. “If this doesn’t make me sport’s first billionaire athlete, nothing will.”

“The View” features ABC News correspondent Barbara Walters — who appears on average three days a week — moderator Whoopi Goldberg, comedian Joy Behar, designer and former “Survivor: The Australian Outback” participant Elisabeth Hasselbeck, and some other person. “The View” consists of hot topics in the news, the best experts in their field, celebrity interviews and general entertainment.

We’ll be here all day, friends. Make yourself comfortable.

Sorry, I couldn’t even bring myself to try and do a good job.

July 1, 2010. See you then!

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Rumours are flying around regarding NBA free agency: “LeBron and Bosh to join Wade on Heat,” “Joe Johnson’s No. 1 choice is the Knicks,” “Peanut butter to start chains which house everything peanut butter.”

Some or all of these might end up happening, but there’s one report which will most definitely become reality: Chris Bosh will play basketball somewhere other than Toronto next season.

I know, it’s not revolutionary, but when thinking through Bosh’s rationale to leave his original team, I can see why he wouldn’t do it to himself again. Chris is a proud man, but his shoulders have started to slump while wearing the red and white.

Here’s a tidy list of why CB4 won’t play in Toronto this fall.

  • Too many teammates not working their asses off on any given night.
  • Hedo Turkoglu.
  • Seven years, zero second round playoff appearances.
  • Centres starting beside him over those seven years included: Loren Woods, Rafael Araujo, Aaron Williams, Jake Voskuhl, Patrick O’Bryant.
  • Charlie Villanueva said it.
  • Four more years of a small forward who’s owed an average of $11 million per year and averaged 41% shooting and 11 points per game last season.
  • Five more years of having to compensate for a “centre” in Andrea Bargnani who averaged six rebounds last season (Note: Bosh has come out and declared he will play power forward for his next team).
  • Lack of recognition in American media outlets while he plays for that “foreign” team that can do no right.
  • A small forward who plays like the world is owed to him.
  • The “True Blood” schedule on Canadian television really stinks.