LeBron James’ agent talks to four teams as basketball superstar enjoys family vacation
- James enjoys family vacation as his agent meets teams to discuss the future
- 29-year-old is a free agent after retiring from Miami Heat contract
- LeBron could return to Cleveland Cavaliers where he started his NBA career
- James’ agent Rich Paul also chats with Phoenix, Houston and Dallas
As LeBron James enjoys a family vacation after a grueling NBA season, his former team Cleveland Cavaliers are one of the teams looking to tempt the free agent to move away from Miami.
Cavaliers officials met with James’ agent Rich Paul this week about the possible return of the free agent superstar to the squad that drafted him with the No.1 pick in the 2003 draft. met as James continued his family vacation, a person with knowledge of the details said Associated press Thursday.
ESPN also reported that Paul has met with representatives from the Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks.
James recently retired from the last two years of his Miami contract. The two-time NBA champion has gone to four consecutive finals with the Heat. However, after the team were crushed by the San Antonio Spurs 4-1 in this year’s NBA Finals, James said he would assess his options this summer.
Vacation: LeBron James shared this photo of himself on a family vacation
Getaway: James is on vacation with his NBA future also on hold right now
Message: James said on Instagram: “No other way to spend my free time than with my family! #James vacations’
One of them could re-sign with the Cavs, the team he spent seven seasons with before leaving in 2010 to join Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in South Florida. Wade and Bosh also withdrew from their deals with Heat, which made it seem as though the “big three” could go in different directions.
James’ decision to leave Cleveland prompted owner Dan Gilbert to condemn him in a scathing letter to Cavaliers fans.
The Cavs waited patiently for their chance to try and convince the Akron, Ohio man to come home. In recent weeks, Cleveland has hired new coach David Blatt, selected Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins with the No.1 pick in the NBA Draft and signed All-Star playmaker Kyrie Irving for a 90 million contract extension. dollars over five years.
Relaxation: James and his Miami Heat team were beaten 4-1 in the NBA Finals by the San Antonio Spurs
Away: James withdrew from the last two years of his Miami Heat contract to become a free agent
Now they’re working on bringing James back, who has never ruled out the possibility of a comeback.
Two years ago, James was asked if he would ever see himself playing for the Cavs.
“It would be great,” he says. “It would be fun to play in front of these fans again. I had a great time during my seven years here. You cannot predict the future and I hope I will continue to stay healthy. I’m here as a Miami Heat player, and I’m happy where I am now, but I’m not ruling that out in any way.
“And if I decide to come back, I hope the fans will accept me.”
Go home? Akron, Ohio man’s return to Cleveland under discussion
Striking a pose: James’ agent also met with representatives from three other NBA teams
Champion: James won two NBA titles with Miami, but could go in search of more glory
James was mercilessly booed by Cleveland fans in his first few games with the Heat, but in recent years he has been received more favorably.
James is expected to be in Las Vegas next week to host a basketball camp and then is expected to attend the World Cup in Brazil.