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LeBron James Free Agency: He Will Reportedly Meet With These 7 Teams

LeBron James walking onto the court in his black Cleveland Cavaliers uniform.

PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 13: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers walks onto the court during the first half of the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on March 13, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Cavaliers defeated the Suns 129-107. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The 2017-18 NBA season is now over. Is LeBron James' time with the Cleveland Cavaliers done, too? Maybe...

James and the Cavs were swept by the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, losing Game 4 in blowout fashion tonight. James made a quick exit into the locker room when the final buzzer sounded. It might've been the last time he walked off an NBA court as a Cavalier.

All eyes now turn to free agency, which James is expected to take part in (he technically has a player option with the Cavs that he could opt into - and he might do just that so he can be traded to another team like Chris Paul was last summer).

Where will James go? Seven teams have been mentioned so far.

LeBron James free agency: James will reportedly meet with 7 teams

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith, though, has named 7 teams that he believes James will consider. It's not a very surprising list.

He said the following on ESPN's First Take:

“LeBron James is going to have a conversation with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Obviously they can offer him the most, and they are willing to do anything they can to keep him here, etc. etc. And obviously the wife is going to have a major, major say in that, so you got that going on.

“He’s going to have a conversation with Boston. He’s going to have a conversation with Philly. Obviously the Lakers. Houston is in the mix as well. They are going to go after him. Make no mistake about it.

“So, you’ve got Cleveland, Philly, Boston, Houston, L.A., Golden State. I don’t think there’s anything Miami can do, but obviously because he was there and brought them two championships, that’s a conversation that Pat Riley will have. You’ve got to remember Pat Riley made amends with Dwyane Wade, and you all know how LeBron feels about D-Wade. These are all conversations he’s going to have. Those are the seven teams.”

Houston has been named the new favorite to sign James, according to Vegas. The Lakers and the Sixers are the other two non-Cavs teams getting the most hype.

Free agency begins on July 1.