LeBron James, vice president of the National Basketball Players Association, stands to benefit to the tune of almost $100 million from a provision in the collective bargaining agreement just agreed upon by the union and league, ESPN.com reports. The rule could mean an additional $50 million for Chris Paul, president of the NBPA.

Under the new CBA, which still has to be ratified, the "over-36 rule" from the previous labor deal becomes the "over-38" rule. The old rule prohibited a team from signing a player to a four- or five-year contract if he was to turn 36 before Oct. 1 of any year of the contract. The new rule pushes back that age by two years. According to the report, this means James can sign a five-year contract in 2018 when he is 33 and eligible to opt-out of his current deal.

There's a chance James could get about $210 million under the new structure if he signs a five-year max deal to remain with the Cleveland Cavaliers — roughly double what he could have gotten on a maximum three-year deal under the old CBA.

Paul, who turns 32 in May, will now be able to sign a similar five-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers this summer, compared to a four-year deal under the old rules. Per the ESPN report, the rule change could be worth $50 million more for Paul.

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Other stars in their 30s eligible for free agency over the next few years, s

uch as Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade, should also benefit.

James, despite a pattern of always positioning himself to sign the biggest possible deal, said the rule change isn’t about him.

"I'm too much of a present guy to worry about what can happen in the future,” he said. “If I'm blessed and able and the game continues to bless me, then we'll cross that path when we get there. But there's guys in our league now that are 34, 35, 36 that have an opportunity to sign a longer-deal contract, so I think it's great for our league."