LeBron James’ agent informed the Cavs he will not exercise his $35.6 million option and thus will become an unrestricted free agent, sources told @clevelanddotcom … Story coming
— Joe Vardon (@joevardon) June 29, 2018
Confirmed by others shortly thereafter:
Sources: Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has declined his $35.6M player option for 2018-19 and will enter free agency.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 29, 2018
LeBron James has informed the Cavs he won’t opt into his contract. This decision is favorable to the Lakers chances, hurts the Rockets chances and the Cavs remain firmly in mix.
— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) June 29, 2018
Let’s get LeBron’s people on the phone with general manager Brett Brown. Or, do you pursue Kawhi instead? I dunno, the whole thing is exhausting, which is why I’ve deferred to Russ on the free agency rumor beat.
I have this gut feeling LeBron ends up in Los Angeles. But if he does sign here, Philly media for the next 6 months, including us: