The NBA reportedly investigated LeBron James to make sure the superstar did not own any stake in friend Rich Paul's Klutch Sports Group, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst.
LeBron James has declined the player option on his contract and will become a free agent on July 1, his agent Rich Paul confirmed to ESPN.
LeBron James' agent and friend Rich Paul is the subject of SI's latest cover story, in which he's labeled "The King Maker." Is Paul the most powerful man in the sports world?
Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James said he would like to own an NBA team after he finishes his playing career.
LeBron James recently told Bleacher Report that he's confident star players still want to play with him. SI Now's Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell discuss James' comments and wonder if The King will be able to convince another superstar to join him in Hollywood.