Orders of LeBron James Lakers jerseys spike

04 July, 2018, 02:45 | Author: Frank Williams
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The NBA free agency has been insane ever since LeBron James announced that he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers and joining the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Lakers have also agreed to deals with Lance Stephenson and JaVale McGee and will re-sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, according to ESPN.com's Chris Haynes.

However adding a player like Howard, even if his scoring has declined some since his prime, would add a major physical and (most importantly) rebounding presence down low. Also, Washington represents a potential place for Howard to sign a veteran minimum's deal while cleaning up a sullied reputation ahead of next year's free agency bonanza.

With LeBron James set to play for the Lakers next season, we look back at some of the best moments of his career at Staples Center.

Howard, 32, was traded to Brooklyn from Charlotte earlier this offseason.

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Would the Lakers pass on Howard as well? James did return in 2014 and led the Cavs to the 2016 NBA title, ending a 52-year sports championship drought for Cleveland, before departing for the Lakers in the wake of four consecutive NBA Finals appearances for Cleveland.

Howard played for the Charlotte Hornets previous year and averaged 16.6 points per game, 12.5 rebounds per game, and shot 55.5% from the floor. He's among the most disliked players in the league, and it might be part of the reason why the Hornets sent him to the Nets last month. "He wants to build a contender that lasts and believes the Lakers possess the recruiters, the assets and the salary cap space to do it". But the fact that the father-of-three already owns two homes in Los Angeles was thought to be in the Lakers favour.

Next year's expected free agent market would include San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard, former James teammate Kyrie Irving and Golden State guard Klay Thompson.

The four-time MVP's decision has the potential to change the National Basketball Association landscape for the foreseeable future, particularly as the Lakers are expected to continue making moves this summer.

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