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NBA owner says he wouldnt trade much for LeBron James

NBA owner says he wouldnt trade much for LeBron James
Published On: Thu, Mar 14
May 27, 2016; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) grabs a rebound away from Toronto Raptors forward James Johnson (3), center Bismack Biyombo (8) and guard Kyle Lowry (7) in game six of the Eastern conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Centre.The Cavaliers won 113-87. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

While some have shut down the mere thought of tradingA LeBron JamesA as the Los Angeles Lakers are most likely bound to miss the playoffs, it seems hea€™s no longer the hot mega-star most teams salivated at during this past offseason.

a€œHmmm,a€ pondered one Eastern Conference owner when asked if his team would trade for James if given the chance, according toA Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report. a€œAt this point, probably not, given where we are. I wouldna€™t want to gut the team for a player that isna€™t committed and is toward the end of his career.a€

A different owner was more flexible, yet still hesitant to make the deal, unless it came with some conditions.

a€œDepends on what Ia€™d have to give up,a€ said a Western Conference owner. a€œI wouldna€™t roll up the truck and give more than one protectedA first[-round pick].a€

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