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New Report Says This NBA Team Has "Clearest Path" To Sign LeBron James

LeBron James sweating in a headband.

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 02: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on during a game against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Arena on January 2, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

We're another day into LeBron James Free Agency Watch Season. Here's the latest on the NBA star's impending free agency decision.

The Los Angeles Lakers appear to have emerged as the favorite to sign the Cleveland Cavaliers star. Oddsmakers have now listed L.A. as his most-likely destination.

ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski has weighed in on the latest news.

Wojnarowski says he believes the Lakers have the "clearest path" to signing him.

Los Angeles has the cap space to easily give him the max and could also create space for a second max contract (for Paul George or Chris Paul, perhaps) if they land him.

“I just think the Lakers are the clearest…simplest path because they have the space to sign him," Woj said on ESPN Los Angeles. "And they have the availability in L.A. to create a second max slot without having to do much.”

Other teams being mentioned the most for James are the Cavs, Rockets and Sixers.

NBA free agency begins on July 1.

Stay tuned.