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Brian Windhorst Gives Potential Timeline On LeBron James Decision

LeBron James looking over his right shoulder.

SACRAMENTO, CA - JANUARY 13: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers stands on the court during their game against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center on January 13, 2017 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

With the 2018 NBA draft in the rearview, it's time to turn out attention to free agency - which begins in just over a week. Until then, rumors of potential trades and signings will run rampant.

Most of them will center around LeBron James. The Cleveland Cavaliers star has until June 29 to decide whether or not he'll opt-in to his contract with the team for the 2018-19 season.

But when will a decision be made? Initial reports suggested LeBron would take his time, and not decide until late in the summer.

However, ESPN's Brian Windhorst was a guest on a local ESPN Cleveland affiliate radio show when he revealed a potential timeline for James' decision. Windy guessed LeBron will make his decision sooner than initially thought.

Of course, all of LeBron's free agency decision will be a "guess" for the media. The only person who knows where LeBron will play and when he'll make his decision is LeBron.

If LeBron decides to opt-in with the Cavs, he might not stay in Cleveland. The Cavaliers could wind up trading LeBron if he chooses to opt-in, thus getting something in return for the NBA's best player.

Several destinations have been brought up in regards to where LeBron will sign for the upcoming season. Los Angeles and Cleveland are the current favorites.

Stay tuned for more on LeBron's decision.