LeBron James is about to enter the ultimate yr of his present two-year contract with the Lakers. The four-time NBA champion might be eligible to sing an extension in early August.
Whereas it’s anticipated that he’ll attain an settlement with the group, there’s some hypothesis that James may use his contract extension talks as a leverage to drive the Lakers to make roster modifications that he desires to see. The primary one is considered the addition of Kyrie Irving.
NBA insider Brian Windhorst says that he doesn’t sense that LeBron desires to depart the purple and gold. On the similar time he factors out the truth that his former group – the Cavaliers – may have large cap area subsequent summer season.
“I don’t sense that LeBron desires to depart the Lakers,” Windhorst mentioned on ESPN Day by day. “However I’d be remiss to not level out that the Cavs have positioned themselves to have large wage cap area subsequent summer season when LeBron may doubtlessly be a free agent and so they have this rising younger group. In actual fact, the group that they’ve proper now could be stronger than the group that they’d that he returned to in 2014.”