• Rich Paul: LeBron had 'productive' extension talks with Lakers

    12 days ago - By TheScore

    LeBron James ' career could have a Hollywood ending. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar and his agent Rich Paul met with vice president of basketball operations and general manager Rob Pelinka on Thursday regarding a potential contract extension, per ESPN's Dave McMenamin. Paul described the conversation as "productive" and said both sides will continue to talk, according to McMenamin. James became eligible for an extension as of midnight Thursday. The four-time Finals MVP can ink a one-year, $47-million extension or a two-year extension worth $97.1 million. He has until June 30 to sign...
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  • Community Shootaround: Should LeBron Sign An Extension With L.A.?

    13 days ago - By Hoops Rumors

    Now that LeBron James is officially eligible to sign a contract extension that would keep him with the Lakers through the 2024/25 season, the question we're positing today becomes: should he? Does it make sense to his basketball legacy for James to continue with this current Lakers club, or even a team that is able to offload the contract of embattled starting point guard Russell Westbrook ?
    Team president Rob Pelinka met with James and his agent Rich Paul today for what Paul called a “productive” discussion surrounding a possible extension for the 37-year-old vet. Due to the NBA's Over-38...
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  • Lakers, LeBron James have 'productive' talks about contract extension

    13 days ago - By Yardbarke

    James will head into the 2022-23 NBA season on the final year of a two-year, $85.6M contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.
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  • Western Notes: LeBron, R. Paul, Lakers, Alex Jensen

    13 days ago - By Hoops Rumors

    Newly extension-eligible Lakers All-Star forward LeBron James and his agent Rich Paul met with Los Angeles team president Rob Pelinka today to discuss the situation at the team's El Segundo practice facility, reports Dave McMenamin of ESPN .
    The Lakers could now ink the 19-year veteran to a two-year, $97.1MM, which would keep James under contract with Los Angeles through the 2024/25 season. Paul called the conversation “productive” in remarks to McMenamin. McMenamin adds that James may decide to sign a single-season extension with a player option for the second year. This way, James can...
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