LeBron James Texted Kevin Durant About Coming to LA


This report also coincides with the latest from Wojnarowski, Shelburne and Windhorst, as they reported that the Spurs recently "shut the door" on the Lakers in a recent negotiation.

James' unwillingness to commit beyond the 2017-18 season made it challenging for Cavs management to execute a trade for George last summer, because George wanted a James commitment beyond next season to make one of his own, league sources said. Oklahoma City was unable to live up to the hype that surrounded them and was knocked out of the playoffs in the first round.

On Tuesday, Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson laughed off the idea of being anxious about the pressure to bring superstars to Los Angeles, citing the number of NBA Finals he played in.

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The Greek PM - who hates ties - in 2015 said he would put one on "only when (Greece's) debt is cut". The eight-year crisis toppled four governments and shrank the economy by 25 percent.

Oladipo had a standout season in 2017-18, earning the NBA Most Improved Player award. With Kawhi's interests in Los Angeles (hometown), it has come to everyone's assumption a possible deal will be placed with Lakers.

"I'm hearing that Kawhi Leonard isn't that enamored with the thought of coming to L.A. with LeBron", said Stephen A. Smith. It is unlikely that the Cavaliers would've traded Kyrie Irving with James and George together on the Cleveland roster.

Once free agency starts, keep checking back to see where the top players have signed. It is a bold prediction, but one that makes flawless sense and certainly could come to fruition.

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During the postseason, James averaged 34.0 points, 9.1 rebounds and 9.0 assists while playing 41.9 minutes per game.

He averaged 23.1 points per game (ninth in the NBA), 5.2 rebounds, 4.3 assists and led the National Basketball Association in steals at 2.4 per game.

It hasn't been talked about much, but two of the NBA's 10 best players are about to become free agents.

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Up until this past February, the Los Angeles Lakers were facing a reality of not having a first-round pick in the 2018 NBA Draft . Doncic will leave for NY on Wednesday, sources said, and will be one of 20 players sitting in the green room at Barclays Center.

Expect to hear plenty of rumors over the next week or two surrounding both James and George.