Bucher Buzz: Could Tristan Thompson Contract Situation Impact LeBron's Future?

B/R Video@@bleacherreportB/R VideoAugust 26, 2015

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The Cleveland Cavaliers have been trying to negotiate contract terms with Tristan Thompson all summer, yet the two sides have not agreed on a deal. LeBron James wants Thompson in Cleveland long term.

Will Thompson play for the Cavaliers this season? Will he sign a max deal with another team? Will LeBron leave Cleveland if Thompson isn't re-signed?

Watch as Bleacher Report NBA senior writer Ric Bucher discusses the Cavaliers and restricted free agent Tristan Thompson.

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