Timing and salary flexibility could be two factors that could eventually lead us to see LeBron James wearing a LA Lakers uniform.
Depending on how things play out in 2013-14 with various player and team options, the LA Lakers may very well be the team in the best position to offer James a blockbuster deal.
Kobe Bryant is set to retire at the end of his contract, at least those are his current plans.
Kobe talks about his retirement during an interview here:
This video explains why experts feel the Lakers are prepared to take on a big name like LeBron James once Kobe Bryant retires.