As has been expected to happen since before this season ever started — long before he led the Cleveland Cavaliers to an NBA title — LeBron James has opted out of his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron’s agent told Chris Broussard at ESPN. Finals MVP LeBron James will not exercise his player option with the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2016-17 season, according to his agent, Rich Paul….
The Warriors will meet with Kevin Durant on Friday. That won’t be his first exposure to them pitching him. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports: Here’s the thing that’s interesting about Golden State is, their players have been recruiting Kevin Durant all year. And it goes back to early in the season when the Thunder were struggling. And I don’t know that Golden State saw them as a peer. I don’t know if they saw them as a threat. They weren’t playing great. They were in that mid range in the West, or certainly beyond San Antonio, Golden State. And Kevin Durant, just like he was hearing from guys in Boston, Washington, different places, he was hearing from guys on the Warriors about, “Hey, you can