Iconic LeBron James banner in Cleveland comes down

Iconic LeBron James banner in Cleveland comes down

Iconic LeBron James banner in Cleveland comes down

Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James, left, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Los Angeles.

Alternatively, the Lakers could also opt to keep their powder dry for another 12 months, as Leonard will become an unrestricted free agent next summer.

He played seven seasons before earning fans' ire when he signed with the Miami Heat in 2010, forming what was dubbed the "Big Three" with Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh.

For the second time in four offseason's, LeBron James' decision will define the course of the offseason.

The relationship between the Spurs and the 2014 NBA Finals MVP has soured beyond fix and, after months of speculation, the 27-year-old has indicated he wants out of San Antonio.

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Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors stands for the national anthem before the game against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on November 16, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. As Jenkins noted, James has never played for a team owner or president he can relate to as much as Johnson, both on the court and off of it. Johnson's influence may have been a huge part in the Lakers landing James.

Before Sunday's announcement regarding James, George had agreed to a multi-year contract with the Thunder and the likelihood of the Lakers landing Leonard in a trade from the Spurs appeared to be dwindling.

Lakers LeBron Jerseys won't ship until the deal is signed, which could happen as early as noon on Friday.

Clevelanders are also likely taking advantage of Fanatics' Jersey Assurance program, which allows you to trade in James' Cavs jersey within 90 days of purchasing it (a full year if you bought it with an American Express Card) free of charge. "He clashed with Kobe Bryant, voiced frustration with coach Mike D'Antoni, and seemingly burned his bridges after the season was over by leaving to sign with the Houston Rockets despite the Lakers' impassioned "#StayD12" campaign.

The NBA's biggest star moves to the league's most famous franchise after inking a massive $154million (£117m) contract over four years.

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