LeBron James Believed To Be Strongly Contemplating Enjoying Out Contract With Lakers
LeBron James is contemplating enjoying out his present contract with the Los Angeles Lakers moderately than signal the two-year, $97.1 million extension obtainable to him this offseason, in accordance with sources that spoke with Sam Amick of The Athletic.
An extension this summer time would tie James to the Lakers by 2025.
When requested about an extension throughout his exit interview, James hedged on his future.
“The dialog hasn’t been talked about,” James started. “Technically it’s as a result of (with) the collective bargaining settlement (it) can’t even be mentioned till afterward within the yr. So, you realize, I do know what’s on the market. However we are able to’t even — myself and Wealthy — can’t even start to speak with Rob [Pelinka], or the entrance workplace in any respect, due to the collective bargaining settlement. So (when) we get to that time, we’ll see.”
James prioritized flexibility and freedom throughout his second stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers, however he has to this point taken extra a long-term view with the Lakers.
James has additionally said repeatedly that he want to sometime play on the identical group as his son Bronny James.