Let the recruitment of LeBron James on Twitter begin

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That didn’t take long.

LeBron was still getting the cast put back on his right hand Friday night, having just been eliminated in the NBA Finals, when fellow NBA players started Tweeting at the free agent to be to come join them. (No, it’s not tampering if players recruit players, it’s only if team officials get involved. Don’t look at me, that’s how the NBA defines it, I’m just telling you.)

To the surprise of absolutely nobody, Joel Embiid was out in front of the crowd. But there was a crowd.

Donovan Mitchell avoided the LeBron crush for the Jazz and went another direction.

Of course, NBA Twitter was joining in the fun with all this, and here is my favorite of the Tweets.