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Report: A "Slim" Chance LeBron Signs With Either Of These Teams

LeBron James dribbling the ball.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 25: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers dribbles down the court in the third quarter against the Brooklyn Nets during their game at Barclays Center on March 25, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

This summer, the main story line in the NBA is clear. It involves LeBron James and his free agency.

James is widely thought to be leaving Cleveland, and there are several teams thought to be legitimate contenders to sign the 33-year-old superstar. Those teams include the Lakers, Sixers, Rockets and maybe the Spurs.

Then there are some other teams being mentioned as possibilities for James, including the Golden State Warriors and Boston Celtics.

Would LeBron really sign with the franchise that has denied him in the NBA Finals three of the last four years? How about the team that has his former teammate Kyrie Irving, with whom he has a checkered relationship, and was Cleveland's top competition in the East the last two years?

There's not much of a chance that either happens, at least according to Yahoo's Jordan Schultz.

The prospect of chasing Kevin Durant or Kyrie again isn't appealing, per Schultz.

We can't say Schultz's report doesn't make a ton of sense. Why would LeBron take the extra heat he'd get from signing with either of those franchises?

The twists and turns in the LeBron Sweepstakes are just beginning though.