Meanwhile, LeBron James' next move remains unclear. Despite hard-fought campaigns by Sixers fans as well as team management, James did not choose Philadelphia for the next step in his career.
CLEVELAND-Shortly after his agent announced he would be taking his talents to the Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James posted a special message to his hometown on Instagram.
Without making the moves Smith suggested, the Lakers would be at least $10 million short to sign two veteran players to max deals, but it is not clear if Los Angeles would offer a player like DeMarcus Cousins a max contract.
The wait is finally over and a victor has been declared in the LeBron James free agency sweepstakes.
The Lakers have not won an National Basketball Association title since 2010.
US, Canada trade war?
It is inconceivable and completely unacceptable to view any trade with Canada as a national security threat to the United States. The package is similar to last year's support for the softwood lumber sector, which was worth a combined $867-million.
This is the second time James has departed from Cleveland. Players technically can't talk to teams until midnight Sunday morning.
James is also being pursued by the Lakers, who have enough salary-cap space to sign him and another star player.
Kevin Durant's burner accounts couldn't be reached for comment.
The meeting with the 76ers was first reported by ESPN.
That means three teams will beat the holy shit out of each other out West while a healthy Boston squad has a much clearer path to the Finals in the East.
Paul George plan revealed including 'script' for pitch video
No team talking with the Spurs about Leonard has found them to be in a rush to make a deal. Leonard is attempting to convince teams that he plans on signing with the Lakers in 2019.
James had left Cleveland in 2010 for the Miami Heat, where he reached the NBA Finals four times, going 2-2, before departing for the Cavaliers, vowing to bring a title to Cleveland, his home region, having grown up in nearby Akron.
The LeBron James era in Cleveland is over after he agreed on Sunday night to a 4-year deal with the Lakers.
He flew to Los Angeles on Saturday, creating a frenzy without saying a word.
The Lakers have a young, talented but inexperienced roster and they were hoping to land both James and possibly George. But players can not sign contracts and teams may not comment until 12 p.m. on Friday.
James and the Cavaliers had been beaten in three out of four NBA Finals by the Warriors since 2015. While there had been dialogue between Paul and Altman since the season ended, James had not given the team any sense of his plans. And James put his stamp on Game 7 with one of the most memorable defensive plays in the history of the sport, chasing down Andre Iguodala to block the Warriors forward from behind in a tied ballgame, erasing a go-ahead layup.
Sergio Ramos left in tears after Spain crash out of World Cup
Russian Federation have reached the last eight despite having a world ranking of 70, the lowest in the tournament. Following the loss Iniesta said to the reporters: "It's a reality that is my last game with the national team".
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