Report: LeBron Declines $35.6M Option, Becomes Free Agent

by June 29, 2018
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LeBron James will decline his $35.6 million option with the Cavaliers and become an unrestricted free agent, reports Cleveland.com’s Joe Vardon.

LeBron had until 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday to pick up the option for next season.

After enduring the most trying season of his career, James has kept his intentions characteristically close to the vest.

He can still re-sign with Cleveland, but could create a new superteam by joining the Lakers, Rockets or Sixers.

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