Houston Rockets Offer Chris Bosh Four-Year $96 Million Deal, Heat Twitter Melts Down
And just like that, Miami Heat free agency has gone plaid.
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ESPN's Chris Broussard is reporting that the Houston Rockets have offered Chris Bosh a max deal for 4 years, $96 million. In addition to that, Broussard says Bosh is considering the offer after supposedly having had a conversation with LeBron over the weekend.
Meanwhile, Yahoo! Sports reports that Bosh had direct conversations with the Rockets Monday morning, and that he prefers to stay in Miami if LeBron stays too. But, no one knows what LeBron is going to do until he meets with Pat Riley.
Naturally, Heat Twitter is having a meltdown.
Sources: Rockets offer Bosh max deal of 4 yrs, $96 million. After weekend convo with LeBron and low offer from Heat, Bosh considering offer— Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) July 7, 2014
Still. Things have officially gone off the rails.
My buddy is moving to Houston next week...now Bosh...next all Laspada's, Publix's, and boobs go.— Rizz (@Rizzmigizz) July 7, 2014
Bosh had a bad phone conversation with LeBron!!! Y is this happening!? All we did was show up late & not appreciate this enough! That's it!— Mike Ryan (@MikeRyan790) July 7, 2014
Don't make me tweet GIRL BYE at you. @chrisbosh— Swaggy D (@DanGnajerle) July 7, 2014
Our godd*mn empire is crumbling!!!! Ahhhhhhh!!!— Mike Ryan (@MikeRyan790) July 7, 2014
ESPN reports 1. Bosh talked w/ LeBron last wknd, 2. HOU offered Bosh $96M/4yrs, 3. Bosh is considering offer.— Jason Lieser (@PBPjasonlieser) July 7, 2014
That we're discussing the core of a team that has made 4 straight finals & won 2 titles possibly not staying together is mind blowing really— JCSourwine (@JCSourwine) July 7, 2014
Fuck Melo. I keep my Boshy Bear.— Joe (@HeatMerc) July 7, 2014
Take a pay cut or take 96 million?? TOUGH DECISION— Kris Rothstein (@IAMKRIS24) July 7, 2014
Chris Bosh was just offered $24 Mil a YEAR....bye CB— Michael Scofield (@iAMSWAGOO) July 7, 2014
Just when you don't think it's possible, LeBron free agency has reached a new level of absurd...— Joseph Goodman (@JoeGoodmanJr) July 7, 2014
Meanwhile Wade pic.twitter.com/Xkk4egJ5lL— Eric Lauzin (@Lauzin) July 7, 2014