With the Cleveland Cavaliers on the very edge of disposal from the 2017 NBA Finals, Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer revealed Thursday that LeBron James may consider marking with the Los Angeles Lakers or Los Angeles Clippers during 2018 free agency. James and the Cavs fell 118-113 to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday and are down 3-0 in the NBA Finals.
In support of rumblings regarding James potentially heading west, O’Connor referenced an article by The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski a year ago in which he uncovered alliance wide conviction that LeBron may not remain in Cleveland forever.
O’Connor additionally specified Jalen Rose saying on ESPN’s First Take this week that he supposes James will inevitably play in California since he lives near L.A’s. Staples Center:
The four-time NBA MVP left Cleveland once before to play for the Miami Heat, yet he returned in 2014 with the expressed objective of conveying a title to his home region.
James achieved that by driving the Cavaliers to a dig out from a deficit NBA Finals triumph over the Warriors a year ago, yet a rehash is looking increasingly unlikely.
While no team is close to touching the Cavs in the Eastern Conference, taking title radiance back to the Los Angeles territory could possibly be an alluring challenge for James.
Following the 2017-18 season, LeBron has a $35.6 million player option to remain with Cleveland in 2018-19, per Spotrac.