Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said he was shocked that LeBron James left to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers.

In an interview with NBA TV during a Cavaliers summer league game, Lue said he thought James was going to stay.

“I didn’t expect it, when I saw it I was shocked,” Lue said. “But we talked, and he said I’m his favourite guy. He loved being coached by me, he loved the four seasons we had together and this decision was solely for himself and his family. And I can live with that.”

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