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ESPN Experts Predict Where LeBron James Will Play In 2018-19

LeBron James standing at center court with his arms crossed.

SACRAMENTO, CA - MARCH 09: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers stands on the court during their game against the Sacramento Kings at Sleep Train Arena on March 9, 2016 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

LeBron James is gearing up for an eighth consecutive trip to the NBA Finals. In his 15th NBA season, the King has carried the Cleveland Cavaliers to third place in the Eastern Conference, and hopes to bring a second title to Cleveland.

We're not going to start doubting LeBron now, especially after his recent success getting through the best that the East has produced over the years. But can LeBron carry this Cavaliers squad to a championship?

It's unlikely. He might need to pull a Kevin Durant and join a team with bonafide stars if he ever wants to win another title.

With that in mind ESPN's panel of experts predicted where LeBron will land after this season. Will he join another team? Or re-up with the Cavaliers yet again?

<p>TEAM</p><p>PERCENTAGE*</p><p>1ST-PLACE VOTES</p>

Cleveland Cavaliers

36.5

21

Los Angeles Lakers

22.1

7

Houston Rockets

21.7

10

Philadelphia 76ers

12.3

3

San Antonio Spurs

2.5

0

Miami Heat

2.0

0

Golden State Warriors

1.6

0

Toronto Raptors

0.8

0

LA Clippers

0.4

0

Cleveland is the favorite, but Houston, Los Angeles, and even Philadelphia aren't far behind. Will LeBron join Banana Boat member Chris Paul and James Harden in Houston, or head to Hollywood and join the Lakers?

We won't know for some time.

[ESPN]