Our Clients:

Field Level Media - Professional sports content solutions | FLM

Lakers, LeBron James reportedly talk $98M extension

8/5/2022 11:24:50 AM EST

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are discussing a two-year extension worth $98 million, according to multiple reports.

James, 37, became eligible for a contract extension on Thursday and met with general manager Rob Pelinka.

He can become a free agent in 2023 if he opts to do so, but ESPN reported the initial talks were "productive."

Uncertainty about James' interest in a new deal exists because of statements he has made about spending his final season on whatever roster his son, Bronny James, winds up on as a rookie.

Bronny James attends Sierra Canyon School in Los Angeles and is currently not eligible for the NBA draft until 2024.

The Athletic reported Bronny James could consider the NBA G League or NBL in Australia -- LaMelo Ball played one year in the NBL -- if he opts against playing one season of college basketball.

--Field Level Media

NFL

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 18:11:18 EST Arthur Smith, Falcons turn to rookie runners with Patterson out
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 16:27:17 EST Vikings Lewis Cine (leg) set for surgery in London
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 16:00:06 EST Lovie Smith gives Davis Mills vote of confidence as Texans QB
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 15:52:29 EST Commanders activating RB Brian Robinson off NFI list
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 15:08:27 EST Report: 49ers to elevate WR Willie Snead vs. Rams
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 16:03:34 EST Titans rookie WR Treylon Burks (toe) to miss time
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 14:18:05 EST Dolphins rule out Tua Tagovailoa (concussion) for Week 5
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 13:59:31 EST Falcons RB Cordarrelle Patterson (knee) placed on IR
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 13:35:30 EST Report: Jets rookie RT Max Mitchell dislocated knee
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 17:44:40 EST Broncos RB Javonte Williams needs knee surgery; Russell Wilson 'limited'

MLB

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 18:30:07 EST Twins put Trevor Megill on IL, bring back Aaron Sanchez
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 18:18:27 EST Mariners reinstate rookie OF Julio Rodriguez from IL
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 17:53:39 EST Tony La Russa confirms plan to leave White Sox post
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 17:35:18 EST Cardinals, RHP Giovanny Gallegos agree to 2-year deal
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 17:17:29 EST Rangers add two pitchers ahead of final series
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 16:34:54 EST Reports: Marlins SS Miguel Rojas set for wrist surgery
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 15:59:16 EST Yankees reinstate RHP Miguel Castro from IL
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 08:17:35 EST Dodgers, Rockies enter final 3 games heading in opposite directions
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 07:59:21 EST Behind Mike Trout, Angels look to keep rolling vs. A's
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 07:30:55 EST Playoff pairing still in flux for Padres as they host Giants

NBA

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 15:21:40 EST Report: Warriors expected to release G Mac McClung
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 14:14:37 EST Thunder G Luguentz Dort enters concussion protocol
Sun, 02 Oct 2022 21:03:14 EST Nuggets extend contract of GM Calvin Booth
Sun, 02 Oct 2022 19:12:54 EST Reports: Rockets, Bruno Fernando agree to four-year deal
Sun, 02 Oct 2022 20:06:56 EST Reports: Heat agree to four-year, $130M deal with G Tyler Herro
Sat, 01 Oct 2022 13:00:09 EST Pelicans, F Larry Nance Jr. agree to 2-year, $21.6M extension
Fri, 30 Sep 2022 12:41:31 EST Report: Blake Griffin, Celtics reach one-year deal
Thu, 29 Sep 2022 23:29:36 EST Report: Rockets get Derrick Favors from Thunder in 8-player deal
Thu, 29 Sep 2022 14:13:19 EST Home of NBA announcer Mike Breen destroyed by fire
Thu, 29 Sep 2022 13:56:51 EST Spurs G/F Josh Primo (knee) to miss preseason

NHL

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 16:35:06 EST Senators G Cam Talbot out 5-7 weeks with UBI
Sun, 02 Oct 2022 15:13:22 EST Jackets sign G Nolan Lalonde to 3-year, entry-level deal
Sat, 01 Oct 2022 13:08:23 EST Hurricanes sign D Calvin de Haan to one-year contract
Sat, 01 Oct 2022 12:03:21 EST Ducks' Urho Vaakanainen exits preseason game on stretcher
Thu, 29 Sep 2022 10:41:53 EST Leafs D Rasmus Sandin signs 2-year, $2.8M contract
Wed, 28 Sep 2022 14:51:27 EST Report: Flyers C Sean Couturier (back) avoids surgery
Wed, 28 Sep 2022 13:27:04 EST NHL fines Penguins D Jeff Petry $5K for roughing
Wed, 28 Sep 2022 12:50:08 EST Allegations of child abuse levied against Canucks owner
Wed, 28 Sep 2022 11:14:45 EST Blue Jackets D Andrew Peeke signs three-year extension
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 20:30:34 EST Kraken F Jacob Melanson suspended 2 games for hit to head