ESPN's Stephen A. Smith dropped a bombshell regarding LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and the Los Angeles Lakers. On ESPN's First Take Stephen A. Smith is reporting that LeBron James made an attempt to reach out to Kevin Durant in an effort to lure him the Los Angeles Lakers. LeBron James' method was via text.
LeBron James playing for the Los Angeles Lakers is steadily building momentum. Just a few days ago it was widely speculated that LeBron James would not play for the Lakers unless they acquired another NBA superstar first. That sentiment about James and the Lakers has since changed.
According to Sporting News, LeBron James could be the first domino to fall for the Los Angeles Lakers. If that sentiment holds to be true it will be a break from the norm. And it would be great news for the Lakers.
LeBron James approaches NBA free agency at a methodical pace. He takes his time entertaining pitches before making an announcement regarding his intentions. If a swift decision comes from LeBron James about the Lakers, chances are high that he made up his mind a long time ago. Also, that James worked behind the scenes hoping to poach talent so that he will not go to the Lakers alone.