LeBron James knows what it is like to share a locker room with superstars and it's fair to say the four-time MVP enjoyed his experience with the Miami Heat as he won two championship rings alongside Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.
During his four-year stay in Florida, James lifted the Larry O'Brien trophy in back-to-back seasons that were sandwiched between two losing attempts as the Heat fell to the Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs.
The 31-year-old has since departed the sunshine state and finds himself back at the Cleveland Cavaliers where he shares a locker room with fellow All-Stars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love.
LeBron is yet to taste the same success in his home state that he had during his time at the American Airlines Arena, although, it is highly expected LeBron will make his sixth successive appearance in the NBA Finals with Cleveland being the biggest threat in the Eastern Conference.
There is not much James has not accomplished in his glittering career and he is a sure-fire Hall of Fame inductee once his time on the hardwood comes to an end. However, that does not mean the forward does not have hopes and dreams before he retires.
One of those aspirations involves creating another star-studded roster, but this time with four of his closest friends. In an interview with Bleacher Report, 'the King' insisted he would love to play with Carmelo Anthony, Wade and Chris Paul before retirement comes calling.
LeBron and Melo's relationship is steeped in history after the two came from the same draft class and have been constantly compared with one another throughout their careers. But through all the media talk, they have remained best friends.
Paul and Wade make up a close-knit foursome of players who, throughout the past ten years, have all enjoyed impressive careers in the league, and LeBron would like them to unite for one or two seasons.
He said: "I really hope that, before our career is over, we can all play together. At least one, maybe one or two seasons—me, Melo, D-Wade, CP—we can get a year in. I would actually take a pay cut to do that."
The prospect of the four superstars teaming up is enough to excite any NBA fan, and the thought of facing up against the players who hold a combined total of 42 All-Star appearances would strike fear into franchises throughout North America.
It would take something pretty spectacular to see them play together, but stranger things have happened in the world of professional sport. For now, however, we will have to enjoy the future Hall of Famers plying their trades for their respective organisations.