Big changes in NBA Title odds with James' move to L.A.

Private jet that went from Cleveland to Caribbean headed to LA

Players with 7-9 years of experience, can earn a max salary of $30.3 million.

Cleveland's roster was exposed during this year's finals, and James may not have seen a way for it to improve enough to win a fourth title.

The Los Angeles Lakers have a new superstar - L.A. -Bron. Capela is a restricted free agent, which means the Rockets can match any offer the Lakers or another team make. Check out our poll below and let us know what you think.

They missed out on signing Oklahoma City Thunder's Paul George via free agency and have been attempting to talk the San Antonio Spurs into convincing want-away Kawhi Leonard, who is expected to join the Lakers next summer if not this.

However, he had endured frustration with the Cleveland Cavaliers, culminating in this season's clean sweep defeat by the Golden State Warriors in last month's NBA Finals.

The Cavaliers also tried to keep James, reportedly being on the phone with him seconds after midnight on Sunday as the free agency period opened. Vegas also has the Lakers as the favorites.

George's move has given James more to process, but the chance to restore Los Angeles to prominence may be just what he needs at this point in his career. General manager Bryan Colangelo's resignation following an investigation into whether he created Twitter accounts to criticize his own players, has given the impression that the team isn't operating in concert and then would turn off James quickly.

As things stand now, Smith's projections have the Lakers with $59.96 million of cap space for 2019. The Lakers have been planning for this offseason for years, shedding cap space in order to sign two of the top free agents. Ujiri may even try to put a package together to get Leonard as a one-year rental and take a shot at the East.

James, who has a home and production company in Los Angeles, joins a team with plenty of money to spend under the National Basketball Association salary cap and a desire to rebuild into a championship team after years of struggles. The family has two homes in California and James' oldest son, LeBron James Jr., has always been rumored to be taking his own talents to basketball powerhouse Sierra Canyon High School in Chatsworth, California. For what it's worth, some executives believe LeBron's indecision is all theater, and he has already decided on the Lakers as his new team. And James' decision to come aboard on a long-term deal gives them more leverage in trade negotiations right now.

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