MiamiIn case you missed it, LeBron James opted out of the final year of his deal with the Miami Heat today, officially making him a free agent for the second time in his career. We should remind you that opting out means just that: he opted out. He’s free to explore his options, including going back to Miami at a reduced rate — and convincing teammate Dwyane Wade to opt out of the last two years of his deal, for which he is guaranteed $40 million (good luck!).

Meanwhile, appears to be prepared for a full-on breakup of The Heatles, as the team’s banner now features a brand spanking new Big 3.*


* Before anyone gets upset: Yes, I know it’s a rotating image, and that Ray Allen and Michael Beasley are unrestricted free agents, and that Udonis Haslem has a player option for next year. But let’s all just have as much fun with this as possible, k?