"I think the fans will give him a standing ovation tonight". But Love has been hurt, and coach Tyronn Lue was sacked. "I think that was always the plan".
"I will think about some of the good, I will think about some of the bad, I will think about some of the great that I had with the franchise, obviously", said James, who is averaging 28.8 points, 7.7 rebounds and 6.9 assists with the Lakers.
"Not if the goal isn't to compete, to win", he said, according to The Athletic.
The Cavs hasten Smith's formal departure from Cleveland if he accepts their offer to buy out his contract, which will pay him $14.7 million this season but just under $4 million in 2018-19, per Spotrac.
"I don't want my legacy to be remembered like that in Cleveland", Smith said, according to the website. "I don't think that's fair to the people I see every single day walking around the arena". "And personally I'm in a wholly different space than I was in 2010, so s-- doesn't bother me".
The Cavs managed to defeat the Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals, coming back from a 3-1 deficit.
James, who spent 11 seasons in two stints with the Cavs and led them to the 2016 title, was then saluted with a video tribute during a timeout in the first quarter. "I think everybody will enjoy the crowd and we'll try to get a win against a very important team".
NRL star Jarryd Hayne arrested over sexual assault allegations
A Parramatta spokesman told the Australian Broadcasting Corp. that the club would not comment because it was a court matter. Police allege the assault of the 26-year-old woman took place in a Hunter region home on September 30.