07/07/2010 07:03 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Rod Blagojevich Talks LeBron James, Says It Would Be 'Very Exciting' To Have James In Chicago (VIDEO)

While leaving his federal corruption trial Wednesday, Rod Blagojevich joined the rest of the planet and weighed in on the future of LeBron James. Not surprisingly, the embattled ex gov is hoping LeBron makes Chicago his home.

"It would be very exciting to have LeBron James in Chicago," Blagojevich told the Chicago News Cooperative. "Jerry Reinsdorf is the kind of guy who understands what it's like to put a winning basketball team together."

WATCH Blago discuss LeBron here:

Rod Blagojevich on LeBron James from Chicago News Cooperative on Vimeo.