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Going out an getting one of the league's best players - albeit, with some clear baggage that needs sorting through right now - would send a very direct message about the "NBA landscape" to James.

Earlier today, Bleacher Report's Tom Haberstroh published an article kicking off "LeBron Week", which laid out all the reasons James should consider signing with the Rockets.

It's not like the Lakers, at least as now constructed, have a team that LeBron can compete with. I think they talk about basketball and if LeBron wants to say, 'Hey, I'm thinking about coming your way, ' then that's a discussion we can have.

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Landing LeBron would change the Lakers' entire trajectory and instantly put them back on the map. With Brown temporarily running things heading into free agency, there's no elaborate chain of command to penetrate or competing ideas to work through. James owns multiple homes in the area, and it has been rumored that LeBron James set to play high school basketball in Los Angeles. He seemingly plays well with only IN, but maybe the Pacers have just had enough of him. The mutual interest is there, it's just a question of whether or not the Lakers can come through. Ahead of Friday's deadline to declare himself a free agent, bet makers are shuffling their odds, the sports media is working itself into a lather, and anxious fans are reading the tea leaves of James' social media profiles. He worked out for the Lakers on June 3 and again Monday, during a session that was held out of the view of reporters.

With rumors of Paul George re-signing with the Thunder, a huge wrench may have been thrown into the Lakers plan.

The move is entirely possible as well as the Lakers have room to offer two maximum contracts for both James and George while having the assets to offer a suitable trade for Leonard.

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"It feels like the last several weeks have just been a constant planning sessions, moving the chess board around with all the different options", Pelinka said.

Here are the 2018 NBA Draft grades for the Los Angeles Lakers. If the Lakers mystique is still alive and well, now is the time to prove it.

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