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Podcast: An interview with The Athletic's Jason Lloyd

Get insight into Lloyd’s upcoming book about LeBron James and the making of the modern NBA.

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Welcome to Locked on Cavaliers, the official Cleveland Cavaliers podcast of the Locked on Podcast network.

On today’s episode, host Chris Manning (@cwmwrites) is joined by joined by Jason Lloyd from The Athletic and the upcoming book, The Blueprint: LeBron James, Cleveland's Deliverance, and the Making of the Modern NBA, to discuss the book, how his job has changed since moving to The Athletic (4:40), if the Cavs succeeded in laying a blueprint down to get LeBron back (16:30), if the organized has changed since LeBron left (21:04) and more. You can order the book by clicking here.

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Tomorrow, the show will preview the Cavs’ Tuesday preseason game against the Bulls, which will feature the preseason debut of LeBron James.

Check out today’s episode below: