If James does return to the Cavs, or signals to them that he wants to, no one on the roster would be untouchable from a trade perspective. Cleveland wants to develop its young talent — including rookie point guard Collin Sexton — but wouldn’t pass up the right opportunity to add an established veteran with James to improve their chances of reaching another Finals, sources indicated.
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The Warriors are considered to be the favorites to retain Payton’s services. It isn’t a secret how much he loves the Warriors’ environment, the Bay Area and his fit as a defensive pest and off-ball slasher in a Curry-fueled environment.