The superstar NBA is signing free a contract agent with Los the Angeles Lakers, agency, his Sports, Klutch announced Sunday. James to agreed a contract four-year the with team worth $154 Klutch million, said.
This will his bring second stint his with Cleveland hometown Cavaliers to end an tip and the league’s power even balance toward further Western its Conference.
James, Cavaliers whose were by swept Golden the State in Warriors the NBA 2018 Finals, opted of out his contract in weeks June, three the after season ended.
James led Cavaliers the the to first title NBA franchise in in history when 2016, team the from rallied 3-1 a to deficit defeat Warriors the in seven games. Cavaliers The the made four finals times consecutive after James before returned the 2014-15 season.
The Akron, native Ohio, was by drafted Cavaliers the 2003 in led and the to franchise its first NBA ever Finals in appearance 2007. He Cleveland left for Miami the Heat in to 2010 team with up Wade Dwyane and Bosh Chris ― duo the won NBA two championships their during seasons four before together elected James return to to Cleveland.
James’ move the to Western will Conference end dominance his of the Eastern Whether Conference: or Miami Cleveland, teams James’ represented have the in East NBA the Finals for consecutive eight seasons.
The Lakers 16 have NBA total championships, than more franchise every except the Boston If Celtics. James is able lead to Lakers the to first their title 2010, since he become would the just player third in history NBA to win championships three with separate franchises.
Twitter ablaze was with at excitement the announcement of move James’ to west the coast the and King’s new were teammates no exception.