But Cleveland may make some other moves as the four-time defending Eastern Conference champions begin to rebuild without James.
The 6-foot-11 center started last season with Cleveland but was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers on February 8 as part of a deal that sent Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr.to the Cavaliers. But it seems the Cavs are still interested in his talents, and he'll be back on the roster this fall.
CLEVELAND (AP) - A person familiar with the decision says the Cleveland Cavaliers will re-sign forward Channing Frye for next season.
Yahoo! Sports first reported Frye's agreement with the Cavs.
Maurizio Sarri tells Alisson to delay Liverpool move, medical expected this weekend
While that strengthening further up the field will undoubtedly help Liverpool , goalkeeper is an obvious area for improvement. Alisson , 25, had a breakout campaign for Roma last season where he was considered one of the best goalkeepers in Europe.
The Cavs traded Frye to the Lakers as part of a salary dump this past season.
Frye was a fan favorite and dependable role player in Cleveland for coach Tyronn Lue.
Frye is the Cavs' first free-agent signing this offseason.
The 13-year National Basketball Association vet later expressed his love for Cleveland on social media, however, and his love for the area never wavered.