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LeBron James Says He Didn't Draft His All-Star Team Based on Players' Pending Free Agency

After LeBron James drafted his All-Star team this week, many fans started wondering if he targeted players that are impending free agents. However, the Lakers star says players' contracts had nothing to do with his selections.

"I think that's a great conversation," James said. "Everyone kind of gets up for fantasy basketball talk. Guys that are restriced free agents, that are free agents, I don't know, player opinions. That's all part of the speculation that continues to drive our sport. ... I picked according to my draft board and I picked according to who was the best available.