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Why LeBron James Flew To Los Angeles Before Free Agency

LeBron James and Paul George embrace before the All-Star Game.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 19: Paul George #13 of the Indiana Pacers hugs LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2017 NBA All-Star Game at Smoothie King Center on February 19, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

LeBron James has yet to make his NBA free agency decision. Well, actually, LeBron James has yet to make his NBA free agency decision public. One report suggests that LeBron has already made his decision and will be announcing it on Tuesday.

The NBA's best player will apparently be announcing his free agency decision from Los Angeles. James flew to L.A. right before the start of free agency.

Why did LeBron fly to Los Angeles right before the start of free agency?

LeBron owns multiple homes in the Los Angeles area. He routinely spends portions of his offseason in Southern California.

So, while the timing might make it seem like he is indeed committing to the Lakers, it doesn't guarantee it.

ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported earlier today that the exact reason for LeBron's flight to Los Angeles is unknown.

LeBron flew to Southern California with his family from Anguilla.

"James was on a plane that flew into Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles on Saturday. James flew from the Caribbean island of Anguilla and landed in Van Nuys just after 11 a.m. PT. His reason for being there is unknown; the Lakers are considered a strong candidate to sign James, but he also has an offseason home in L.A," ESPN reports.

James' representatives are meeting with the Sixers in Los Angeles today. LeBron himself will not be there. It's unclear if any meetings with the Lakers or Cavs are scheduled.