David Aldridge Weighs In On The Sixers’ Chances To Sign LeBron

Heather Diaz
July 3, 2018

The meeting with the 76ers was first reported by ESPN.

However, the decision to snub the Cavs may be keeping in tune with reports he does not want to sit through elaborate pitches from franchises wishing to recruit him. He informed the Cavs from Anguilla Friday that he is opting out of the previous year of his contract.

Given his star power it's expected that most National Basketball Association free agent business will be held up by James' forthcoming decision with the most likely suitors being the Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers and Cavaliers.

It was previously thought that George's choice could sway James to sign a short-term deal with Cleveland, but the Lakers were determined to get their hands on the four-time MVP. But there are at least three other teams - and maybe an outsider or two - with legitimate shots at landing the three-time MVP, who made it clear following this year's NBA Finals that he's still driven to win championships.

CLEVELAND - LeBron James did not pick up the player option on the final year of his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers and became an unrestricted free agent. The Los Angeles Angels can have Mike Trout, the best player in baseball, and still be thoroughly mediocre because he gets only four or five at-bats a game.

Sunday night, James announced he was joining the Los Angeles Lakers in a press release issued via a tweet.

It's interesting that James could wait until Tuesday to announce his decision, though, being that numerous more talked-about free agents will be off the board by that time.

Stay tuned, fans. "The Decision" we've all been waiting for could come in the near future, now that some of the bigger-name free agents have already come off the board.

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Little has been released about Ramos, other than that he is single, has no children and lives in an apartment in Laurel, Maryland. The newspaper is located in a four-story office building in Annapolis, the capital of the US state of Maryland.

Spurs superstar Leonard is believed to have requested a trade away from San Antonio earlier this month after becoming disillusioned with the team's treatment of his recent injury problems.

As the official opening of free agency draws closer there's a strong sense that James is leaning toward the Lakers.

The first days of free agency are about his preferred choice and if that can be worked out.

He flew to Los Angeles on Saturday, creating a frenzy without saying a word. Wherever he signs, James may ultimately finish his career with that team.

Of the Raptors' top 10 rotation players, only Fred VanVleet could leave of his own volition as a restricted free agent.

Jefferson has a special place in Cleveland sports lore, as he was a member of the team that broke the city's 52-year major sports championship curse and won the NBA Championship with an upset win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 on June 19, 2016.

But while the Cavs and Lakers appear to be the front-runners for James, the Sixers aren't ready to give up the fight.

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