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Report: LeBron James Linked To Lakers By Entertainment Industry Sources

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 Cleveland Cavaliers face a 2-0 deficit at the hands of the Golden State Warriors. However, a failed attempt at an NBA Championship is the least of the team's worries heading into the offseason.

LeBron James is a free agent, and will be able to sign wherever he pleases following the conclusion of the 2017-18 season.

Houston emerged as a late favorite according to Vegas, though a new report has linked LeBron to the Lakers.

Pete Zayas, of Lakers Film Room, said on the Under the Buss Podcast, that LeBron will be a Laker. He cited four sources from the Entertainment industry, who believe LeBron is setting up his move to L.A.

From the podcast.

I want to contextualize this: none of the individual sources are good. But, I have had four different sources in the entertainment industry, none of them been basketball people that have said, 'LeBron is coming, he's had to put X, Y, and Z in motion from a marketing standpoint.'

I feel very confident about Paul George [coming to LA], and if you put a gun to my head LeBron is coming.

LeBron James' free agency will be the biggest story of the offseason, followed closely by that of Paul George. Both could end up in Los Angeles with the Lakers, but there's a chance neither lands in LA.

It'll be an interesting story to keep track of.

James, meanwhile, still has at least two NBA Finals games left. Cleveland is set to host Golden State tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET on ABC.