LeBron James gives Cavs a chance as G.M. embarks on career-defining mission to keep their star. Analysis by Marla Ride-in-hour. LeBron James has given the Cavaliers a chance. Now comes the ultimate test for General Manager Koby Altman, who hasn’t reached the July 24 anniversary of his first season in charge. The clock is ticking. And what happens in the next week could impact the franchise for a decade. For more on this and other stories, visit Ohio dot com or pick up the latest copy of the Akron Beacon Journal today.