Lakers agree to deals with Stephenson, McGee, Caldwell-Pope

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Three-time National Basketball Association champion LeBron James bid farewell to Cleveland on Sunday after agreeing to a four-year, US$154-million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. James might end up being the only top free agent to sign in Los Angeles this summer (no offense, Lance Stephenson and JaVale McGee) but next summer should be a big one for Magic Johnson and Co., too. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope agreed to a one-year, $12 million deal with Los Angeles, according to our own Shams Charania. The Lakers will have room under the salary cap to sign another max salary player next year.

But, what would potential packages look like? Sherman said the Lakers are fourth in the Westgate's power rankings behind Golden State, the Houston Rockets and Boston, with the 76ers fifth. Last week, he became a free agent after declining a $35.6 million contract option from the Cleveland Cavaliers for next season, according to ESPN.

The Lakers have reportedly been in talks with San Antonio for unhappy star Kawhi Leonard.

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Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman spoke to both James and Paul on the phone when National Basketball Association free agency officially opened at 12:01 a.m. ET Sunday, sources told ESPN's Dave McMenamin. With the OK3 remaining intact, Chris Paul and James Harden attempting to run it back, and Kevin Durant returning to the Warriors for two more years the Western Conference may be the toughest either conference has ever been. The Lakers can afford to be patient in building the team, even if James wasn't on board.

In 82 games this season, James averaged 27.5 points, 8.6 rebounds and 9.1 assists.

That year, his iconic block on Andre Iguodala was one of the defining moments of the Cavs' Game 7 win over the Warriors. "This will always be home", James posted on his Instagram story.

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He could still re-sign with Cleveland, although the strong current from national media is James appears ready to move again.

The Lakers young core, including Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma and Lonzo Ball are undoubtedly excited to land LeBron right now, but in the back of their mind, they all have to be wondering if they will actually get the chance to suit up with King James.

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