The future of Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James is again facing uncertainty. James still has one year left on his current contract with the Cavaliers and a player option for 2019. However, despite all the options that will allow him to stay in Cleveland, many are convinced that he is leaving next year to join the Los Angeles Lakers. A number of NBA executives shared recently with Bleacher Report three reasons why the four-time MVP is heading to Los Angeles. One of these reasons would see him emulate arguably the greatest player of all time, Michael Jordan.

According to some executives, it is possible that James wants to be with the Lakers for him to be a part owner of the team in the future. The three-time champion is already 32 and if he wants to stay involved in basketball when he is done playing, having a share of an NBA franchise is one way to do it. Just look at Jordan, who officially retired from competition in 2003. He remains active in the league as the principal owner of the Charlotte Hornets.

Two more reasons

For these executives, there are two more reasons why James desires to be in Los Angeles. The first one is because of his production company (SpringHill Entertainment), which he founded with friends Rich Paul (also his agent) and Maverick Carter.

Second, they believe the "King" aims to lead three different organizations to an NBA title. Bleacher Report reported that a "league source" suggested this is James' new goal since his chances of tying Jordan's championship tally are getting slimmer.

Cavs want more from Celtics

Besides the future of James, there is another uncertainty the Cavaliers should address.

Last week, the team made headlines when it agreed to a point guard swap with the Boston Celtics. Now, it appears that the blockbuster trade might get vetoed due to the hip injury Thomas suffered last season.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski shared in his report that Cleveland aims to acquire another asset from Boston for the trade to carry through.

It is likely another future first-round pick. The Cavaliers are also asking Boston to adjust the deal. If the Celtics fail to oblige, the Cavs will be forced to ship Irving elsewhere. Searching for a new trade partner is an easy task since the 26-year-old is one of the best point guards in the league today. The San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, New York Knicks, Minnesota Timberwolves, and the Phoenix Suns are just some of the teams linked to him.