The King is coming to the City of Angels.
LeBron James has agreed to a four-year, $154 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. The move was announced in a simple press release from James’ management company.
— Klutch Sports Group (@KlutchSports) July 2, 2018
LeBron will earn $35.65 million the first year, and then $37.43, $39.21 and $41 million in the ensuing years.
A few of LeBron’s new teammates welcomed him on Twitter.
Y’all really thought he was gonna pass up the greatest city in the world… #TheKingIsHere 👑
— Lonzo Ball (@ZO2_) July 2, 2018
LAKESHOWWWW. @KingJames let’s go my brotha💪🏽 let’s rock
— kuz (@kylekuzma) July 2, 2018
And even the great Kobe Bryant gave his blessing to the historic move.
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) July 2, 2018