9. LeBron James to the Miami Heat


Maybe all is forgiven now that LeBron has helped the Cleveland Cavaliers reach the NBA promised land… But, even in the afterglow of victory, you’ve got to believe that “The Decision”, which sent him to the Heat, still leaves a bad taste in many Clevelanders’ mouths.

10. Kevin Durant to the Golden State Warriors


But, when the history of NBA turncoats is written, LeBron’s decisions to leave Cleveland to win a championship in Miami may pale in comparison to Kevin Durant leaving the city that loved him, Oklahoma, to win a championship with the 2016 runners-up, the Golden State Warriors.