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NBA: Big revelation for LeBron James’ future
LeBron James’ agent Rich Paul has reportedly entered talks with the Los Angeles Lakers over a contract extension. The talks would go well, even if the US star doesn’t want to rush it. After two disappointing seasons in California, the Akron native wants to take a clearer look at the sporting project.
The hour of retirement has not yet come for LeBron James. The star among parquet floors wants to continue his career for a few more years. » How long can I play at this level? That depends on my health condition. It will depend on my state of mind. That depends on my motivation. I don’t set a date for when I want to play, I don’t mean until this season or this season, and my wife doesn’t want to hear about it if it’s more than a certain number of years. I can still play at the highest level and I’ve shown that this year » the native explainedAkron a few weeks ago. In the Los Angeles Lakers ? That is the question.
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LeBron James’ agent speaks to the Lakers
present in it lakers since 2018, Lebron James sees his contract expiring next year. Apparently, the American franchise does not want to be taken by surprise and, according to information from, has started discussions with the player’s agent Dave McMenamin. According to the journalist fromESPN, the two parties would talk about a short-term extension. champion NBA 2020 with the Lakers, James would not close the door on signing a new contract.
“All signs point to the fact that both sides want to expand their partnership together”
Still, according to the journalist, everything indicates that the star will stick around lakers In the coming years. » All signs point to the fact that both sides want to expand their partnership together. It has already resulted in a championship in 2020. It has also resulted in two missed playoff qualifiers. But overall, I think both parties recognize that they can help each other achieve their common goal: to compete at a high level and be relevant as both one of the best players in the NBA and “one of the NBA’s most successful franchises.” stay. he explained. And this while some rumors raise doubts Lebron James.
LeBron James attention to the sports project
And for a good reason lakers remain on two disappointing seasons. Didn’t qualify for the playoffs last year, but the franchise still has an impressive trioAnthony Davisfrom Russell Westbrook and from Lebron James. But the agreement between the players would not be optimal. According to the American press, they recently spoke on the phone to clarify and prepare as best as possible for next season. Focused on the field Lebron James left it to his agent Paul Reich, to negotiate with those responsible, with only one guideline: do not rush. « I’ve been told that nothing is imminent regarding LeBron James and an overtime with the Lakers. We can see the LeBron camp is patient and wants to see how things play out with the Lakers before they return to training camp. ” said Dave McMenamin.