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LeBron James 2018 free agency rumor tracker

Will LeBron James remain with the Cleveland Cavaliers? Or could he head to the Los Angeles Lakers? Stay up to date on the latest rumors in the 4-time MVP's upcoming free agency.
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CLEVELAND -- With the Cleveland Cavaliers' 2018 season over, all eyes have no shifted toward LeBron James' summer.

With the ability to opt out of his contract, the 4-time MVP can become a free agent, potentially paving the way for another exit from Cleveland -- or perhaps a long-term contract with the Cavs.

As we learned in James' past two forays into free agency in 2010 and 2014, each day is sure to bring a new rumor in regards to his future. With that in mind, we'll be keeping track of all of the news -- and gossip.

June 28

LeBron James reportedly texted Kevin Durant to gauge his interest on joining the Los Angeles Lakers (ESPN)

Paul George -- who is also being targeted by the Los Angeles Lakers -- plans to opt out of his contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder (ESPN)

June 27

LeBron is 'hesitant' to be the first star player to join the Lakers in free agency this summer (ESPN)

June 26

James is expected to reveal the first Space Jam 2 trailer shortly after making his free agency announcement (Basketball Society Online)

June 25

LeBron won't listen to elaborate recruiting pitches throughout free agency recruitment (ESPN)

June 22

LeBron is expected to make his free agency decision "sooner rather than later" (ESPN)

June 21

Cavs GM Koby Altman has had "good dialogue" with James' management team (WKYC)

June 20

Trading for Kawhi Leonard would "significantly increase" the Lakers chances of landing LeBron James (USA Today)

June 19

Shaquille O'Neal says LeBron James' legacy is secure and he doesn't need to chase championships (ESPN)

June 18

Chris Paul's focus is on recruiting LeBron James to Houston (ESPN)

June 16

If the Los Angeles Lakers acquire LeBron James, Lonzo Ball is likely to be traded (ESPN)

June 14

LeBron visited former Heat teammates Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem prior to the NBA Finals (Miami Sun Sentinel)

Charles Barkley says LeBron James won't sign with Philadelphia 76ers (97.5 The Fanatic)

June 13

Kevin Durant doesn't think LeBron James will sign with the Golden State Warriors (Jimmy Kimmel Live)

June 12

- LeBron doesn't like Houston as a city (ESPN LA 710)

- LeBron James says being on same court as son would be greatest achievement of his NBA career (Uninterrupted)

June 11

- Former NBA star Gary Payton says that James' sons are enrolled in a Los Angeles school (BSO)

June 10

- Dwyane Wade says LeBron James will be making a 'lifestyle' decision in free agency (Fox Sports Radio)

June 9

- Everything LeBron James said about his free agency following the Cleveland Cavaliers' Game 4 loss (WKYC)

- LeBron James says his family will play a bigger role in his free agency than before (WKYC)

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