The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to sign LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony, according to ESPN.
They form part of a plan from the Lakers to form a free-agent class in 2014, but it is as of yet unclear whether they will be able to land either player from the Miami Heat or the New York Knicks respectively.
With the possibility that both players may not sign new deals with their current teams, this would leave the door open for the Lakers, who have other free-agent options that could soon become available.
The Heat's Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh both have early termination deals on their current contracts, as well as the Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire.
But James remains the number one target, though he is said to not yet be considering his future options, and he will only move to a team that shows prospects of winning Championships.
Anthony is also as of yet undecided, but a source close to him has said that the most sensible thing to do would be to activate an early termination in his contract next year, in order to sign a more long-term deal elsewhere.
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