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NBA: Big revelation for the future of LeBron James
LeBron James’ agent, Rich Paul has reportedly entered into talks with the Los Angeles Lakers about a contract extension. The discussions would be positive, even if the American star would not like to rush. After two disappointing seasons in California, the native of Akron would like to see more clearly on the sports project.
The hour of retirement has not yet come for LeBron James. The star of the parquet floors intends to continue his career for a few more years. ” How long can I play at this level? It will depend on my state of health. It will depend on my state of mind. It will depend on my motivation. I don’t set a date until 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 longer than a certain number of years. I can still perform at the highest level and I showed it this year » had declared the native ofAkron a few weeks ago. At the Los Angeles Lakers ? That is the question.
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LeBron James’ agent talks to the Lakers
Present within Lakers since 2018, LeBron James sees his contract come to an end next year. Obviously, the American franchise does not want to be caught off guard and has started to discuss with the player’s agent according to information from Dave McMenamin. According to the journalist ofESPN, the two parties would discuss a short-term extension. Champion NBA in 2020 with the Lakers, James would not close the door to the signing of a new contract.
“All signs point to both parties looking to extend their partnership together”
Still according to the journalist, everything indicates that the star will remain at the Lakers In the coming years. ” All signs point to both parties looking to extend their partnership together. It has already led to a championship in 2020. It has also led to 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 stay relevant as both one of the best players in the NBA and the ‘one of the NBA’s most successful franchises’ did he declare. And this, while some rumors evoke the doubts of LeBron James.
LeBron James attentive to the sports project
And for good reason, the Lakers remain on two disappointing seasons. Not qualified for the playoffs last year, the franchise nevertheless has an impressive trio made up ofAnthony Davisof Russell Westbrook and of LeBron James. But the agreement between the players would not be ideal. According to the American press, they recently spoke on the phone to put things straight and prepare for the next season as well as possible. Focused on the field, LeBron James left it to his agent, Paul Rich, to negotiate with those in charge, with only one directive: do not rush. “ I have been told that nothing is imminent regarding LeBron James and an extension with the Lakers. We can see that the LeBron camp is patient, and wants to see how things will develop with the Lakers before the return to training camp. ” said Dave McMenamin.