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ESPN's Brian Windhorst Provides New Update On Cavs, LeBron James

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)

LeBron James is set to make a decision on his NBA future soon. Free agency opens up on Sunday and he should be revealing where he'll play next year by the end of next week.

Many expect James will be leaving Cleveland for the second time. He bolted for Miami in 2010 before returning home in 2014.

In fact, the Cavaliers themselves seem to be preparing for the possibility of LeBron leaving. ESPN's Brian Windhorst said just that on the radio this afternoon.

Windhorst, who has covered James for almost two decades, appeared on ESPN Cleveland Tuesday and said the Cavs have made some moves with their eye on a LeBron-less future.

Now, that doesn't mean Cleveland doesn't want James back. Of course they do, and Windhorst himself has said he thinks the choice comes down to LA or Cleveland.

But Cleveland has to cover all of its bases, and while you can't prevent your team from taking a major hit when the best player in the league leaves it, you can ease the blow somewhat.