Love averaged 17.6 points and 9.3 rebounds in 59 regular-season games last season.
The 19-year-old lacks professional experience, but Altman pointed out that James dealt with that issue this season. The confident 6-foot-3, 190-pounder is a proven scorer and he addresses a major need for the Cavs, who traded All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving to Boston past year.
Despite their issues at guard, James led the Cavs to their fourth straight Finals, but they sorely missed Irving and didn't have almost enough firepower to hang with the Golden State Warriors, who swept them and won their third title in four years.
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Indeed, Argentinian journalist Fernando Niembro has even accused the captain of taking over squad selection duties from Sampaoli. Argentina have not made it to the Round of 16 and will now play France on June 30, 2018 at the Kazan Arena.
James has until June 29 to take the player option for the 2018-19 season.
The Cavs took Alabama guard Collin Sexton with the No. 8 pick, but their draft reportedly will not influence LeBron's decision. "When we did the Kevin Love deal [in 2014] and the [ensuing] trades, we didn't have the chance to have draft picks".
"Coming in, I'm going to set goals for myself and then as well there's going to be team goals set, but I feel like I'm not going to have to live up to anybody's shoes", said Sexton, the Cavs' 2018 first round pick, during his introductory news conference Friday at team headquarters in Independence.
The Cavs' front office led by Altman entered the draft in the dark on James' plans. The continual mortgaging of the future, however, has left Cleveland capped out with few avenues for improvement, while teams like the Warriors, Celtics and Sixers continue to get better thanks in large part to players they drafted themselves.
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CBS News State Department reporter Kylie Atwood reports that this marks a revival of protests seen in December and January. Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, speaking at the same event as Rouhani, appeared to directly criticize his administration.
"Obviously, I'd love to play with LeBron the rest of my career, but that will be a choice that he makes", Love said.
It's quite a quandary for Cleveland, and James isn't helping the Cavs by keeping them in suspense. Although it is likely too late in the game to try to alter The King's mindset, Cleveland could put some added pressure into his thought process altogether.
-Atlanta Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk admitted that his National Basketball Association draft strategy one night earlier was altered by a leaked media report during trade talks, leading to him backing out of a proposed trade with the Milwaukee Bucks.
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The entrances to the Hart and Dirksen Senate office buildings were soon flooded by the women filing through the metal detectors. Among them was Washington state congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (main), the lawmaker said on Twitter .
"When you have LeBron, you don't have time for the draft". That doesn't even include Clint Capela, who is a restricted free agent after a season in which he was Houston's third-best player.
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