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Report Names The "Only Way" LeBron James Stays In Cleveland

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers stands on the court during their game against the Golden State Warriors.

OAKLAND, CA - JANUARY 16: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers stands on the court during their game against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena on January 16, 2017 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The 2018 NBA draft is over. All eyes will now flip to NBA free agency where LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard will dominate the headlines.

Leonard isn't a free agent, of course, but he's likely to be a key figure in where LeBron James decides to play during the 2018-19 season. Should the Spurs trade Kawhi to Los Angeles, LeBron could join him on the Lakers.

That decision is still at least a week away, as free agency officially begins on July 1. Although Los Angeles is the current favorite to land LeBron, Cleveland isn't out of the discussion just yet.

In a recent piece for Bleacher Report, NBA columnist Ken Berger revealed the "only" chance Cleveland has of keeping LeBron James is to trade for a veteran point guard. Not just any point guard either.

The Cavs are reportedly focused on Charlotte's Kemba Walker.

Another league source pushed the notion of a trade for Walker one step further when it comes to the Cavs' chances of keeping LeBron: Acquiring Walker, the person said, "is the only way LeBron stays."

Cleveland drafted former Alabama star Collin Sexton with the No. 8 pick in the draft last night. Does LeBron James want to play with a rookie point guard in his 16th NBA season?

That's up for debate, but one thing is clear, the Cavs now have a trade piece in exchange for Kemba Walker.

Stay tuned for more on LeBron's free agency decision.

[Bleacher Report]