LeBron James Would Bring $2.7B to Chicago

May 31, 2010 at 8:04 am by Terez in Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Lebron James

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What effect will LeBron have on your city…how about a billion dollar one.. University of Illinois at Chicago economist John Skorburg estimates The LeBron effect could add up to as much as $2.7 billion if he plays in Chitown for six years..that’s of course figuring deep playoff runs and a few championships along the way.. “The Bulls during the Jordan era changed the whole flavor, the whole attitude of the city,” says Mesirow Financial Holdings Inc. CEO James Tyree, a Bulls season-ticket holder for nearly 30 years. “I used to get more business done at Bulls games than anybody could dream of. I long for those days.” The next question is how much will Cleveland lose if LeBron Le Bolts for Le Bulls..”All the teams would prosper from a LeBron effect,” New York-based sports-television consultant Lee Berke says…Prosper is an understatement..-TO

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