Cavs: What Cleveland can do to keep LeBron James

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-The forecasts seemingly all project Deandre Ayton to develop into an National Basketball Association star, but the 7-foot-1 center who could go No. 1 overall in Thursday's draft said he defines National Basketball Association success as not having his rookie contract be his last.

Cleveland can outbid any other suitor by offering him a five-year, max contract worth approximately $205 million.

Along with this, my source gave me some interesting information regarding chances LeBron leaves or stays, LeBron's goal to build a team in Cleveland and his ultimate end game with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Who will the Cavs select with the No. 8 pick Thursday night? Their pick is likely locked on Arizona center Deandre Ayton. The Cleveland Cavaliers will have the No. 8 pick courtesy of the Brooklyn Nets via the Boston Celtics, as part of the Kyrie Irving trade.

Still, the possibility is there should the right opportunity present itself. If they can retain James and make a couple other moves to better their squad, they could be even more risky next season.

The LeBron sweepstakes are getting interesting, and no one knows where the four time MVP will play next season.

After the Cavs' Game 4 loss to the Golden State Warriors in the Finals, Love addressed the uncertainty surrounding his and James' futures with the team.




Walker will be entering the final season of his current contract with the Charlotte Hornets and the team has only qualified for the playoffs one time since Walker has been a player there.

If James leaves as a free agent, Young was the marquee player in college a year ago. He continued by saying "LeBron is actively searching and recruiting players to Cleveland, even more so than he did after he came back with Kevin Love".

All of the above makes it nearly impossible to envision the Cavs being able to swing a trade for disgruntled San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard.

Adding more fuel to the rumors that LeBron is heading West, ESPN's Stephen A. Smith says Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul has been telling people that 'Bron prefers L.A. over H-Town.

"Somebody told me a long time ago - they said your book is already set [before the later stages of your career]".

'You can't be thinking how this pick will impact what James is going to do'.

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