Thursday, 15 November, 2018

Cleveland Browns players weigh in on LeBron James' departure to Lakers

LeBron James Lakers Cleveland Browns players weigh in on LeBron James' departure to Lakers
Shannon Reynolds | 03 July, 2018, 15:44

July 1st will forever be remembered in Los Angeles Lakers history as the day LeBron James restored the franchise's glitz and glamour.

But the fact that the father-of-three already owns two homes in Los Angeles was thought to be in the Lakers favour.

Just ask Bryant, who won two Olympic gold medals as James' teammate while spending his entire 20-year career with the Lakers.

Once James committed to the Lakers, Stephenson was a top player on the team's priority list. The Lakers announced on June 11, 2016 that Johnson was stripped of his honorary title and they removed him from the team directory. Boston got a boost with James finally out of the Eastern Conference.

However, since taking over as the President of Basketball Operations and the general manager, Rob Pelinka and Magic Johnson have done a great job for the Lakers.

As we saw last season, the Thunder aren't close to being contenders, but the Lakers are a different story. After trashing LeBron James after he left the Cleveland Cavaliers for the first time, Dan Gilbert praised James the second time around.

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Colombia are expected to pack 30,000 yellow shirts into the arena, with just 3,000 England supporters likely to be in attendance. The status of Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez looms large over the contest.

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Portugal match jumped ahead 5% in the early metrics from the June 23 battle between previous titleholders Germany v. Cavani, however, had to leave the field due to injury. "We know that France will be very tough indeed".

Genesco Sports Enterprises CEO John Tatum on the impact of state taxes on athletes such as the NBA's LeBron James who play across the country and efforts by Gov. Phil Murphy, (D-N.J.), to imposing a tax on corporations and the wealthy in New Jersey.

After LBJ committed to Los Angeles, Haynes said the 27-year-old became a priority signing for the team and he has come to terms on a one-year deal believed to be worth $4.5 million.

The Lakers were also reportedly targeting New Orleans free agent center DeMarcus Cousins.

He joins a Lakers team that is expected to continue making moves this summer to add to a roster that now features the best basketball player on the planet. The Lakers could let Randle walk as an unrestricted free agent, saving them a little more than $12 million. Adding him could limit Los Angeles' options to simply signing free agents to minimum salary contracts. According to The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor, the Spurs have received underwhelming trade offers from the Lakers.

The fact the Lakers are second-favorite to win the title next season is even more remarkable considering they last became NBA champions in 2010, also the previous year in which they reached the NBA Finals.

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