LeBron James Rumors: Star Reportedly Frustrated, Concerned About Cavs’ Offseason
“Expecting an aggressive offseason approach that would close the gap on the champion Golden State Warriors, James soon found his anticipation and optimism diminished after Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert dismantled the front office, declining days before the draft and free agency to bring back general manager David Griffin and vice president of basketball operations Trent Redden.
“Gilbert’s decision left the Cavs without the franchise’s top two front-office execs at a critical time, and it left James frustrated and concerned about the team’s ability to put together a roster that can better compete with Golden State, the person with direct knowledge of James’ thinking told USA Today Sports.”
These reports aren’t a great sign for Cleveland given that James is set to become a free agent after the 2017-18 season and could try to form another superteam elsewhere.
In that vein, another factor in James’ reported discontent was that the timing of…