The Cavaliers and Heat expect LeBron James to make a decision about his future soon
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By The SI Staff
July 11, 2014

With NBA free agency under way, the rumor mill is churning at high speed. Which teams are looking to swing deals? Which free agents are eyeing new teams? Here are the latest news and reports:

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12 a.m. ET

LeBron: I'm coming back to Cleveland

Report: Chicago, San Antonio leading for Gasol. ESPN: “The Chicago Bulls and the San Antonio Spurs have emerged as the two leading contenders to land prized free-agent big man Pau ​Gasol, according to sources close to the process.”

Report: Atlanta making late run at Gasol

Report: Wiggins told he won't be included in potential deal for Kevin Love. Sporting News“The more the process plays out, the more the Wolves’ near-term options seem to be dwindling. The Cavaliers are said to be willing to consider a deal for Love, but No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins has been assured he would not be included in any such trade, a source told Sporting News. That leaves the Timberwolves to pick over the likes of forward Anthony Bennett (last year's top pick) and guard Dion Waiters.”​

Report: Memphis comes to terms with Vince Carter on three-year deal (with partially guaranteed third year)

Report: Miami talking to Deng, Ariza 

Report: If Gasol lands in Chicago, likely won't be via sign and trade

Report: Contenders pursuing Birdman

Report: source says Celtics no longer in hunt for Kevin Love

Heat president Pat Riley releases statement on LeBron's depature

Report: Miller interested in joining Cavs

Report: Lakers open to taking back Boozer's deal 

Report: Lakers pitch to Gasol contingent upon Melo 

Report: Bazemore signs two-year deal with Hawks

Knicks announce re-signing of Aldrich, waive Odom

6:30 p.m. ET

Reports: Heat agree to re-sign Bosh; pushing to bring back Wade, Haslem

Report: Kevin Love interested in joining LeBron James, Cavaliers; Wiggins available

Reports: Melo's decision will not come Friday, Lakers out

Report: Suns land Isaiah Thomas in sign and trade with Kings

Report: Suns plan to retain Bledsoe, Ennis

Gasol nearing decision

Report: Bulls inquiring about Dwyane Wade

Report: Rockets, Heat, Mavs have talked to Deng; Miami leading?

Reports: Young, Hill agree to return to Lakers; player option on last year of Young's deal

Report: Warriors won't include Thompson in package for Love

Report: Andersen a hot commodity but he remains loyal to Riley, Heat

Report: Jeremy Lin traded to Lakers

Report: Bulls, Hornets pursuing Kirk Hinrich

Report: Cavs to trade Alonzo Gee to Pelicans; Asik trade next?

Jazz announce signing of first-round picks Exum, Hood

10 a.m. ET

Report: Cavs believed Thursday it was only a matter of time before James committed to them. Yahoo Sports“In the late morning, the Cavaliers operated with a belief James would soon commit to them, that it was only a matter of time. They had word out of everyone, except as one high-ranking source said, "It still hasn't been confirmed by the only man whose confirmation counts."

Report: Miami counting on Wade to help lure LeBron

Report: Infamous Dan Gilbert letter still an issue for LeBron.“One reason, if not the major reason, that LeBron James has taken so long to decide whether to play in Miami or Cleveland next season is the infamous letter Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert penned about James after the superstar left Cleveland in 2010, sources said.”​

1:30 a.m. ET

Report: LeBron flying to Miami, then Brazil; Wade expected on same flight

Report: Cavs talked with agents of players to potentially join LeBron's supporting cast

Reports: Melo reconsidering Bulls

Report: Melo sweepstakes down to Bulls, Lakers, Knicks. USA Today Sports“A person with knowledge of Anthony's situation confirmed reports that he still is considering the Chicago Bulls, though it's unclear where the Bulls, New York Knicks or Los Angeles Lakers are in the lead in these one-man sweepstakes. The Dallas Mavericks and Houston Rockets are considered out of the running, though Anthony is not known to have given any formal indication of that. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because of the private nature of the situation.”​

Report: Melo not answering Phil Jackson's texts; Knicks coach expected decision today

Report: Bosh waiting for LeBron

Report: Suns to continue meeting with Isaiah Thomas Friday

Report: Morrow considering Heat, Clippers, others

Report: Suns agree with Tucker on three-year deal

Celtics announce signing of rookies Smart, Young

Report: Brooklyn, Houston, New Orleans, Utah have shown interest in Francisco Garcia

Julyan Stone in discussions with 76ers, Bucks, Kings

-- Compiled by Chris Johnson

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