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Giant LeBron James banner in Cleveland comes down

Giant LeBron James banner in Cleveland comes down

JaVale McGee is also headed to Los Angeles on what is expected to be a small, one-year contract. Not only have the Lakers agreed to terms with LeBron James, Los Angeles was also aggressive in signing veterans to surround James with.

Similarly, bookmakers now offer an over/under 29.5 games for the Cavs' next season, despite the fact they won over 50 games a year in the last four consecutive seasons.

A lot of people are as upset as Drake on his new album that Cousins signed a stunning one-year deal with the already loaded Golden State Warriors.

A team contingent met with James' representatives on Sunday in Los Angeles, and sources said James was interested in playing for Philly. Don't feel too bad for Cleveland, though as fans there seem to be supporting the move: Cleveland is the fourth-largest market buying James' new Lakers jersey.

Another reason for James's willingness to sign a long-term deal with the Lakers is the team's proximity to Hollywood.

More news: LeBron James to join Los Angeles Lakers in $154m deal

King James ended speculation about where he will play next season by inking a massive four-year, $154-million contract with the Lakers. Duncan was ready to leave the San Antonio Spurs during the summer to join a team that would eventually feature Tracy McGrady and Grant Hill.

What both Rondo and Stephenson do bring to the table is defensive tenacity, as well as playoff experience, a valuable commodity given the youthfulness of the Lakers and James's annual designs on trips to the NBA Finals. However, it is a bit disappointing that the Lakers followed up this momentous occasion by adding players that don't maximize LeBron's chances of competing for a championship this upcoming season.

According to Romeo Travis, a close friend and confidant of LeBron James, the former Cleveland Cavaliers forward didn't have faith in the team's ability to win championships or build a championship team.

The Suns believe they have their shooting guard for the foreseeable future in Devin Booker, and the two sides are closing in on a five-year, $158-million extension, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com. Only 15 of them have been featured players in the East, the remaining four (Dwight Howard, Tony Parker, Al Jefferson and Isaiah Thomas) filled by players who are free agents. Los Angeles has such a place in Sierra Canyon High School, featuring plenty of second-generation National Basketball Association hopefuls, though nothing is officially confirmed yet. We will never know.


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