Like most sports fans, National Football League players were following the LeBron James free-agency situation and had an opinion on King James' decision to sign a four-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Speculation had been mounting over the National Basketball Association star's future after his player option with the Cavs expired over the weekend.
Los Angeles is among the teams in the mix to land James after his agent told the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday that he will not exercise his $35.6 million contract option for next season.
James has spent his last four seasons in Cleveland, making a triumphant return to his hometown team after four seasons with the Miami Heat.
Cleveland is looking to trade star power forward Kevin Love following LeBron James' departure.
The Lakers have failed to reach the playoffs for the past five seasons.
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"I am sure the Lakernation is rejoicing".
Even Kobe Bryant, who spent his entire 20-year National Basketball Association career with the Lakers, saluted James. He added that Northeast Ohio "will always be home".
James doesn't make the Lakers a real threat to dethrone the Golden State Warriors if he's the only superstar on the team.
The meeting occurred after James' agent reportedly had conversations with the Cavaliers.
Sources said Caldwell-Pope will re-sign on a one-year, $12 million deal and that Stephenson has agreed to a one-year, $4.5 million deal.
But money and years of security were less a concern than being able to play for a title contender.
He relates to Johnson, the Lakers president, on an entirely different level.