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LeBron James Is Reportedly A Big Fan Of The Player The Cavs Drafted

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)

The Cleveland Cavaliers have made their pick at No. 8 overall in the 2018 NBA Draft. The franchise has selected a point guard out of the SEC.

Dan Gilbert and Co. drafted former star Alabama point guard Collin Sexton, who is arguably the most-competitive player in this draft class. "He's a fighter," says ESPN's Jay Bilas.

The question with the Cavs, of course, is what's going to happen with LeBron James? He's set to be a free agent in a couple of weeks.

The Cavs reportedly made their pick without knowing what James is going to do. However, James is reportedly a big fan of the player the Cavs just drafted.

Cleveland.com's Joe Vardon reported earlier this month that James' camp was a fan of Sexton.

Well, that can't hurt. However, the last time James was a free agent, back in 2014 with the Miami Heat, the franchise drafted Shabazz Napier. LeBron was a big fan of the UConn point guard and even tweeted about him leading up to the draft.

The Heat took him and a couple of weeks later, James left for Cleveland.

NBA free agency begins on July 1.