Report: Lakers contemplated moving LeBron before trade deadline – Sportsnet.ca

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It seems like LeBron James may no longer be untouchable after all.

According to Bleacher Report’s Ric Bucher, the Los Angeles Lakers considered moving James before February’s trade deadline, just six months after signing him to a four-year, $153-million contract.

Bucher reports that the team’s relationship with Rich Paul, James’ agent, was weakened after the agent allegedly leaked rumours about Los Angeles being willing to trade everyone but James in order to get New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis, who is also represented by Paul.

That didn’t appear to sit well with Lakers owner Jeanie Buss, who reportedly considered terminating the team’s

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