Paul George: Watch NBA star CONFIRM Thunder move at Russell Westbrook party
03 July, 2018, 06:44 | Author: Brenda Erickson
For the past year, it was apparently a foregone conclusion that Paul George was going to become a Los Angeles Laker when his contract expired in the summer of 2018.
George, considered a possible target for the Los Angeles Lakers in a bid to lure Cleveland star James, was captured on video at a party at teammate Russell Westbrook's home saying he would stay in Oklahoma City.
Rumor: League executives believe James could join the Lakers at the start of free agency and let the rest of the pieces come together later. If he had elected to go with a two-year deal, he could have been a free agent again next summer with the player option.
His father, Harvey, and uncle, Horace, both played in the National Basketball Association.
From Oklahoma City's perspective, this was quite a coup. The deal reportedly carries a player option on the final season.
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Within the hour of signing James, the team signed Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to a second one-year deal, per ESPN's Chris Haynes . If he does, he'll be in line to earn a smidge over $35 million in 2018-19 and then around $38 million the following season.
After acquiring Carmelo Anthony in September, the Thunder appeared to have formed a superteam with the then-reigning MVP.
And two other big names in free agency - Oklahoma City's Paul George and Houston's Chris Paul - have chose to stay put.
Conventional wisdom suggested for many months that LeBron James would sign with the Lakers only if they could add another top-tier free agent and lure a third player in a trade in order to form a "super team" capable of challenging the Golden State Warriors for National Basketball Association supremacy.
George would be 35 years of age if he did choose to remain with the Thunder for seven seasons, which is when the contract would expire.
So while bringing back George and potentially Grant would ensure the Thunder keep their core intact, it likely means more moves are coming to mitigate what could be a historic luxury-tax bill. The team could significantly reduce their tax bill if they waive him via the stretch provision. Golden State pulled off a massive surprise, agreeing to terms with All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins on a one-year, $5.3 million deal. Playing with Westbrook, George enjoyed one of his best 3-point shooting seasons to date, hitting the highest total of his career on 40.1 percent shooting.
George declined to exercise his player option for 2018-19, making him an unrestricted free agent as of midnight. This years Thunder Day of Service will help the Food Bank fulfill its mission of Fighting HungerFeeding Hope.
The Associated Press reports that this is James' third time in eight years that he has changed teams . But having James committed for the foreseeable future gives the Lakers reason to play the long game.
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It is noted that after the world Cup in Brazil, the Koreans were greeted with a candy that is considered an offensive gesture. Brazil grew into each match better than the one before, and look like they've hit their stride.
Ariza isn't as sexy a name as LeBron or George, and as such, this move won't be talked about that much during the next few days. Not only do they get to keep the 2017 and 2018 NBA Finals MVP, but they also get some financial flexibility in the deal.
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48 - It is the first time in 48 years that a team has come from 2-0 down to win a match in the knockout rounds of the World Cup. Brazil will face Belgium in the quarter-finals of the World Cup as Roberto Martinez's side came from 2-0 down to beat Japan 3-2.
Without both James and Love, the 2018-19 season would likely be dramatically different than the previous four seasons. The LeBron James-less Cavs roster is, probably one of the two or three worst in the Eastern Conference.
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O'Connor also reported James is not expected to sign with the Lakers on a long-term deal, if he does choose Los Angeles. It's notable that the decision to join Los Angeles was announced through the Klutch Sports website.