Offseason blueprint: Big spenders

The Knicks, Heat, Bulls and Nets have money to burn. How should they proceed?

Originally Published: June 23, 2010
By Chris Broussard and Ric Bucher | ESPN The Magazine
Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty ImagesNew York, Miami, New Jersey and Chicago all want LeBron. But what happens if they don't get him?

ESPN Insider is breaking down what every team in the league could -- and should -- do during the most anticipated offseason in NBA history. Ric Bucher and Chris Broussard have separated the league into six groups based on everything from cap room to organizational philosophy.
First up: the big spenders -- the Knicks, Nets, Bulls and Heat. (Follow the whole series here.)

Ric Bucher

NBA Reporter, ESPN The Magazine Senior Writer