We can suspect forever what was said by managing partners Josh Harris and David Blitzer during the meeting, but it never really mattered. The 76ers recently parted ways with general manager Bryan Colangelo and their basketball operations are now being overseen by coach Brett Brown.
The 76ers met with James' representatives Sunday, obviously to no avail. "Thank you Northeast Ohio for an incredible four seasons, the four-time National Basketball Association most valuable player, and 14-time All Star, said". Another star forward, Kawhi Leonard, reportedly wants to go to Los Angeles via trade from the San Antonio Spurs.
Meanwhile, LeBron James' next move remains unclear.
James isn't expected to drag his choice out over several days. He joins a team that hasn't made the playoffs in five years, is bereft of all-star calibre talent to surround James, and must compete in a Western Conference dominated by the Golden State Warriors for four seasons with the Houston Rockets nipping at their heels now.
And by signing a four-year deal, James has now entrusted the Lakers' front office, led by President of Basketball Operations Magic Johnson and General Manager Rob Pelinka, with the ability to build a championship contender over the long-term.
After much speculation and discussion, LeBron James has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday, July 2 (Manila time).
Carr didn't stop there, issuing an application for those wishing to root for the Lakers now that James will be playing there.
Sources said Caldwell-Pope will re-sign on a one-year, $12 million deal and that Stephenson has agreed to a one-year, $4.5 million deal.
This time there was no hideously awkward television special to trumpet his departure for Miami.
The Cavs, on the other hand, have been mostly operating in the dark.
James informed the Cavaliers on Friday that he would not exercise his $35.6 million contract option.
The 33-year-old had previously said he wanted to finish his career in OH, and although he's leaving again, Cavs fans are more forgiving after he ended the city's 52-year sport title drought in 2016.
Every time LeBron James has been a free agent, the biggest question was where he'd end up. But given the unpredictable nature of free agency, and his ties to Los Angeles, it's hard to see him staying with the Thunder for that long.
LeBron James is leaving home for Hollywood and an iconic team.The Los Angeles Lakers have a new superstar - L.A. -Bron. The signing also means James will have to interact with the Ball family at some point in the next four years.
Traders worry that a major curtailment of Tehran's output could risk creating a supply crunch that might drive prices skyward. Since then, though, the Trump administration has upped the ante by signaling a tough line on closing down Iranian production.
James would be the 12th, which means Cleveland will only be looking to fill two or three open roster spots as it is. Cleveland has advanced to the last four NBA Finals since James returned and it won the title in 2016.
Vice-president Mike Pence, an outspoken evangelical Christian, has called for Roe to be relegated to "the ash heap of history ". Collins also stated that somebody who might want to overturn the ruling would have an "activist agenda".
As the official opening of free agency draws closer there's a strong sense that James is leaning toward the Lakers. As NBA free agency kicks off, rumors continue to swirl that LeBron James is targeting the Los Angeles Lakers .
Croatia's offense has come to life in Russian Federation 2018, scoring seven goals, but its defense has also been stellar. In almost three seasons since its inception, the Soccerbot is up an incredible 1,800 percent on bookmakers' closing odds.
While there had been dialogue between Paul and Altman since the season ended, James had not given the team any sense of his plans. Because they own his "Bird rights" the Cavs can offer James more money than any other team - a five-year, $207 million deal.
Earlier this week, the monitoring group 38 North reported that North Korea had made rapid improvements to a nuclear reactor. They also pointed out that North Korea has made similar agreements in the past, only to renege.
They have lost eight of those games, including four at World Cups, the last to South Korea in 2002 - also on penalties. Artem Dzyuba then converted a penalty three minutes before the break to pull the tournament hosts level at half-time.
Last week, Trump underscored the point of "total denuclearization", while noting that it "has already started taking place". The latest US intelligence assessment concludes that there is more than one secret site, officials tell NBC News .
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Trump said he planned to address election integrity when the two leaders come face to face in Helsinki , Finland, on July 16. This would be Mr Trump's first summit with Mr Putin, even though the leaders have met twice in the last one and half year.
Liverpool give Keita Gerrard's No.8 shirt
The Reds have also signed Brazil global Fabinho in a £39m deal from Ligue 1 side AS Monaco earlier in the summer transfer window. The 23-year-old midfielder joined the Reds this summer having agreed personal terms with the Premier League club since 2017.
Overcrowded bus plunges into gorge in India, killing 48
Chief Minister of Uttarakhand state Trivendra Rawat says the bus skidded and fell into a 700-foot (213-metre) deep gorge. Forty-two people died in a bus accident on Sunday morning in Uttrakhand's Pauri Garhwal district.
Gallery: Final Block 4 Falcon 9 Launches CRS-15
Hovering at the astronauts' eye level, its front camera can detect if the person in front of it is indeed Gerst, or someone else. The mission, a cargo run to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract.
Trump does deep dive on Supreme finalists
Mike Lee, R-Utah, indicating that Lee was pining for the nomination. "You know, usually they don't say that". "I love that issue if they're going to actually do that".
Heat Wave: Friday to kick off first heat wave of 2018
Anyone spending significant time outdoors tomorrow is susceptible to heat stroke or heat exhaustion , the weather service said . Residents are warned to "drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, and stay out of the sun", the agency says.