While LeBron James still has one season left on his current contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the NBA offseason has been filled with rumors about where he might take his talents next summer.
And Ben Simmons stoked that fire Tuesday on Twitter.
Simmons, who is represented by Klutch Sports, just like James, sent the Cavs star the favorite emoji of all NBA players.
And, of course, the internet began to wonder if James also will “trust the process” in 2018.
The Philadelphia 76ers rookie didn’t play during the 2016-17 NBA season due to a foot injury, but the combination of Simmons, Joel Embiid and 2017 No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz has Philly fans salivating at the team’s championship potential.
Simmons and James also have been working out together this summer, which won’t make the rumor mill die down anytime soon.
James taking his talents to Philadelphia would be a huge coup for the 76ers, and while they likely will have the salary cap space to make it work, the three-time NBA champion probably won’t want to spend the rest of his prime tutoring the young 76ers.
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