, who most recently is featured in a Nike advertisement focused on his controversial move from Cleveland to Miami, says in hindsight he might have done things a little differently.
James tells ESPN’s Michael Wallace that his hour-long special, “The Decision,” to announce his free-agency choice was done without regret, but changes could have been made.
“If I had to go back on it, I probably would do it a little bit different. But I’m happy with the decision I made. There’s always going to be a misunderstanding. I don’t know what I would [have done], but I definitely would have changed it,” James said.
James gave GQ a somewhat similar interview for its September issue. When asked what he would change from his highly criticized decision to join the Heat, James told GQ “Nothing at all.”
During the free-agency recruiting period that began in July, James entertained visits from several teams, including the New York Knicks, New Jersey Nets, Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago Bulls and of course, the Miami Heat.
James told ESPN on Sunday that didn’t have any sort of preferences beyond the Heat.
“Not really,” James said. “It was some meetings that were better than others. But at the end of the day, this was the team I felt like I had the best opportunity to win for a long period of time. I didn’t have a list, one through six or one through five, whatever the case was.”