LeBron speaks of Thompson deal: 'Get it done!'

Posted at 3:02 PM, Oct 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-04 15:02:42-04

LeBron James spoke out publicly about teammate Tristan Thompson's contract situation. 

In a post to Instagram on Sunday, James said, "Get it done!!!! Straight up. #MissMyBrother" and tagged Thompson in the photo:


Get it done!!!! Straight up. #MissMyBrother @realtristan13

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Thompson had until Thursday to accept the Cleveland Cavaliers' one-year qualifying offer of $6.9 million.

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The forward did not attend the Cavs' media day earlier in the week due to the state of contract talks.

James has been vocal about his desire to have Thompson back in Cleveland. The two share the same agent, Rich Paul of Klutch Sports Group.

On Sunday, James addressed the post saying, “The last thing you need is a distraction when you’re trying to make a championship run. And we have that right now and it’s unfortunate from both sides.”

“I know he wants to be here and I believe this franchise wants him to be here so hopefully something can get done soon,” James continued.

Thompson played in all 82 games last season, starting in 15 with an average of 8.5 points.

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He was an integral part of Cleveland's NBA Finals run after Kevin Love went down with a shoulder injury.

During the postseason, Thompson averaged 9.6 points, 10.8 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game.


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