NBA star LeBron James has agreed to join Los Angeles Lakers on a four-year contract for $154million’ from Cleveland Cavaliers.
The announcement was made yesterday on Twitter by his agency Klutch Sports Group.
The move comes after he became a free agent last week and turning down his $35.6 million contract option for next season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team that drafted him No. 1 overall in 2003.
Shortly after the announcement was made, the 33-year-old took to Instagram to bid farewell to his hometown Cavaliers.
‘Thank you Northeast Ohio for an incredible 4 seasons. This will always be home.’
James who’s a four-time NBA MVP, three-time NBA finals MVP, 14-time NBA All Star and two-time Olympic gold medalist will become the first player in NBA history to lead a postseason in scoring and switch teams the following offseason, according to reports.
Former Laker star Kobe Bryant congratulated James via Twitter: “Welcome to the family…well done!!!” he wrote. Bryant spent the entirety of his 20-year basketball career with the Lakers.Do you ever witness anything interesting or exciting? Just take out your phone and send us the exclusive pictures or video and we will pay you cash. E-mail to email@example.com. Please include location, date, involved persons or why it is important and other details.