LeBron James Agrees to $154M Deal with Los Angeles Lakers


LeBron James just inked a mega-deal that will see him moving to the West Coast.

Klutch Sports Group announced the four-year, $154 million deal on Sunday.

On Friday, James declined to exercise his $35.6 million 2018-19 player option with the Cleveland Cavaliers, making him an unrestricted free agent.

The Lakers, the Cavaliers, Rockets and 76ers all expressed interest in the star player, but he ultimately went with LA.

According to Sports Illustrated:

Last season, James averaged 27.5 points, a career–high 9.1 assists and 8.6 rebounds. He led the league in minutes for the second straight year, and he also made the All-NBA First Team for the 11th straight season. James appeared in the NBA Finals for the eighth straight year, where the Cavaliers were swept by the Warriors.

James will be entering his 16th season in the league, and he’s spent 11 of those in Cleveland. The 33-year-old went to Miami from 2010–2014, winning two championships with the Heat. He returned to the Cavaliers and won a championship in 2016. James was the Finals MVP for each of his wins.

Watch more on LeBron James’ career  above, via ESPN

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