Love to meet with Lakers (1:04)
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Lakers set for sitdown with Love, sources say

The Lakers will meet with free agent Kevin Love later this week, according to league sources. One source said the Lakers have heard Love is likely to re-sign with the Cavs but still want to meet.

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Cavs give offers to Thompson, Delly, Shumpert

Tristan Thompson, Matthew Dellavedova and Iman Shumpert all received qualifying offers from Cleveland on Tuesday, meaning the Cavaliers can match any offers those players get from other clubs thi

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Cavaliers extend qualifying offers to 3

If Matthew Dellavedova, Iman Shumpert or Tristan Thompson receive an offer sheet from another team, the Cavs will now have right of first refusal. Cavs GM David Griffin announced the moves Tuesday.

LeBron waiting for a $200M deal?

If LeBron James plays free agency correctly over the next couple of seasons, he could be in line to make more than $40M per season on a $200M contract.


Why are the Cavs pursuing Dunleavy?

While ESPN's Kevin Pelton says it's likely Mike Dunleavy returns to Chicago, the Cavs are making a play because he could "slot into that James Jones role -- someone who can knock down open 3-pointers."

Cavs to pursue free agent Mike Dunleavy (1:32)
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5-on-5: NBA free-agency preview

Who is the best free agent not named LeBron James? Which team should you look out for? Our 5-on-5 panel has what you need to know before 12:01 a.m. ET. Free agency primer

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Love Staying In Cleveland Is Key To Cavs

While many have written off Kevin Love after a tough year in Cleveland, Marc Stein believes he could be a sleeper candidate for most important UFA. 5-on-5: Free agency preview

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Elhassan: Top 30 free agent Big Board 2.0

LeBron leads a star-studded -- but possibly largely spoken for -- class of free agents. Who's No. 2? It's not LaMarcus Aldridge, despite the feeding frenzy he's created on the west coast. Top free agents (Insider)

The Herd on LeBron James' future (1:37)
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360 Free Agent Profile: LeBron James

The analytics, scouting, and front-office perspectives all agree that there's no better free agent than James.

FTGUP: Stance and NBA team up (2:14)
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NBA big men changing places

Over the past 3 seasons, LaMarcus Aldridge, Kevin Love and DeMarcus Cousins are the only 3 players to average 20 PPG and 10 RPG. All 3 could change teams, either in a trade (Cousins) or via free agency (Aldridge, Love).

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Scottie Pippen: I was LeBron before LeBron

"They want to compare him to the greatest whether it be Michael Jordan or Magic Johnson, but he's more closer to myself. It's natural for folks to say that, but if you look at how he plays the game and how I played the game, you'll see more similarities with us." (via Northeast Ohio Media Group)

Amy Schumer sits down with Michelle Beadle (2:03)
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Haberstroh: LeBron not leaving

On the Russillo Show, ESPN's Tom Haberstroh said of the relationship between Cavs fans and LeBron James: "It's almost religious, the experience of walking around Cleveland. Everyone's wearing LeBron stuff. Everybody." Listen

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ESPN On Snapchat Discover live

With LeBron James and Kevin Love opting out of their contracts, we want you to make the call on their future in Cleveland and share with your friends in Monday’s edition of ESPN in Snapchat Discover.

LeBron opting out not about Blatt (2:04)
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Pelton: Cavs must re-sign Love

Kevin Pelton writes that despite Love's negative defensive reputation, of the three combinations of big men David Blatt used after Timofey Mozgov's addition, Love and Mozgov was Cleveland's best defensive pairing. Critical move for Cavs (Insider)


Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic count down Forbes' list of the top celebrity earnings from May 2014 through May 2015.

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game103.18th
Rebounds Per Game43.018th
Assists Per Game22.110th
Points Allowed98.713th

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