Rival GM: LeBron James would 'let the roster come together' for Lakers

Rival GM: LeBron James would 'let the roster come together' for Lakers

James himself is facing a hard decision as he surveys the National Basketball Association landscape and tries to find a team that fits all of his needs. But I will tell you what I did hear, is that behind the scenes Kevin Durant is like 'why would I do that? Smith said that he does not know what Durant said in response to James, but does know what Durant said to other people. Although having to play two seven-game series before getting to the NBA Finals, James led the Cavaliers to their fourth consecutive Eastern Conference Championship.

The odds are against James staying with the Cleveland Cavaliers, and it's unknown if George will stay with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

While it's certainly possible that Durant opts out of his contract and leaves Golden State, Smith cautioned to not plan on that happening because Durant's goal is to win more titles than LeBron. The team did not make a hard push to trade for him past year because of that thought, which could now backfire in more ways than one. "Any information they've given me has never, ever, ever been false in any situation involving these two individuals". The Celtics, Cavaliers, 76ers and Clippers have all made offers for Leonard, while the Lakers never made a formal offer after feeling that the Spurs "shut the door on us", a source told ESPN.




Rumors have been swirling that he will join the Los Angeles Lakers, the only serious contender for his services with the cap space to sign both him and another max free agent.

Oladipo had a standout season in 2017-18, earning the NBA Most Improved Player award.

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