LeBron James, LA Lakers agree to four-year, $154 million deal

Cleveland Cavaliers' Le Bron James watches during the first half of Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Cleveland. Two people familiar with the decision say James has tol

A press release from Klutch Sports - which reps Bron - came out Sunday saying James had signed a 4 year contract with Magic Johnson's team for $154 million.

After the news broke, James took to Instagram to deliver a farewell message to Cleveland.

James' camp and the Cavaliers' front office have maintained a dialogue since the season ended, sources said.

In the year leading up to James' highly anticipated free agency, the Lakers had been touted as one of his most likely destinations. His reason for being there is unknown: The Lakers are considered a strong candidate to sign James, but he also has an offseason home in L.A. LeBron did win the title over the Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals. If James is able to lead the Lakers to their first title since 2010, he would become just the third player in National Basketball Association history to win championships with three separate franchises.

Spain Head Coach Says Not Thinking About Own Future After Russia Loss
Russian Federation can reach their first World Cup quarterfinal since 1970 if they can shock Spain in Moscow on Sunday. He also noted that thanks to Chechresov the team has made the impossible making it to the playoffs.

Shortly after the 12:01 EDT a.m. start to free agency, Cavs general manager Koby Altman spoke on the phone to both James and Paul, the person said.

"New York Times NBA correspondent Marc Stein reported that 76ers owner Josh Harris and David Blitzer will be at the meeting with James" agent, Rich Paul. James, however, will not be at this meeting. But James joining the Lakers could give them more leverage in talks with the Spurs now that James is already a Laker.

When James went to Miami, he was playing alongside all-stars in Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.

The four-time league MVP picked his next destination less than 24 hours after free agency began early Sunday morning. The 33-year-old had previously said he wanted to finish his career in OH, and although he's leaving again, Cavs fans are more forgiving after he ended the city's 52-year sport title drought in 2016.

Related News:

  • Trump Rejects Calls To Abolish ICE: 'Zero Chance, It Will Never Happen!'

    Trump Rejects Calls To Abolish ICE: 'Zero Chance, It Will Never Happen!'

    Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio . "I love that issue if they're going to actually do that". This is a stunning & unsurprising indictment of Trump's claimed objective behind the crackdown on "illegal immigration".

    Comcast Suffers Nationwide Cable TV And Broadband Outage

    We're sure someone will get back to us sometime between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., and we'll update this story when we hear back. Comcast directed customers on Twitter to contact the company if they continued to experience service disruptions.
    Epic Have Already Turned Off Fortnite Battle Royale's New Playground Mode

    Epic Have Already Turned Off Fortnite Battle Royale's New Playground Mode

    It's the best way for players to enjoy a familiar mode while we wait for the hotfix to go through for Playgrounds. That's an update on the status of the mode, not an actual update to the game.
  • Capital Gazette Shooting: Prayer Service Held In Memory Of Victims

    Capital Gazette Shooting: Prayer Service Held In Memory Of Victims

    Brennan McCarthy, the lawyer who represented the woman Ramos harassed, says he knew how to "walk the line" when making a threat. The Capital Gazette made a decision to not press charges in 2013; they anxious it would exacerbate the conflict, Altomare said.
    Drake reveals he has a son in newest album

    Drake reveals he has a son in newest album "Scorpion"

    The 11th track on the A-side Talk Up features Jay-Z while track 11 on the B-side features Static Major and Ty Dolla Sign . "I just find it odd the the MJ Estate would use precious vocals on what appears to be an album track for Drake ".
    'Strange match' awaits England and Belgium

    'Strange match' awaits England and Belgium

    Marcus Rashford is expected to take Raheem Sterling's place and Dele Alli is available again after training for the past two days. We are in this stadium, which has been built for four games, no cutting corners or looking for a second-level job.
  • Single Player Star Wars Game Shelved After Uncharted Creator Leaves EA

    Single Player Star Wars Game Shelved After Uncharted Creator Leaves EA

    She also commented that EA Vancouver is now working on something that's different from what they wanted to do with the game. I'm hoping to bring some people on board'.
    What Iran boss said after Ronaldo escaped a red card

    What Iran boss said after Ronaldo escaped a red card

    Think great players can not in this situation be wrong, but it made Lionel Messi and Ronaldo repeated. VAR has created headlines throughout the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation .
    Prince Harry Shoots Down This Widely Reported Honeymoon Rumor!

    Prince Harry Shoots Down This Widely Reported Honeymoon Rumor!

    When Meghan did her latest event with the Queen yesterday-her third since the wedding-Meghan wasn't nervous, a royal source said. The royal line-up has not been revealed , but Prince Harry and Meghan are expected to make an appearance.
  • LeBron James' agent Rich Paul meeting with 76ers today in Los Angeles

    LeBron James' agent Rich Paul meeting with 76ers today in Los Angeles

    James already has some shallow roots on the West Coast with two homes in the Los Angeles area and a film production company. Always one to pride himself on efficiency, James shot 54.2 percent from the field and 36.7 percent from three-point range.
    Instagram Stories, Now Twice as Big as Snapchat, Adds Music Integration

    Instagram Stories, Now Twice as Big as Snapchat, Adds Music Integration

    Songs will play automatically once people tap to watch your story, and the sticker will include the song title and artist name. Instagram will introduce a number of updates and third-party app integrations to facilitate it's popular feature - Stories.
    OnePlus promises 2 years of software updates for its smartphones

    OnePlus promises 2 years of software updates for its smartphones

    While this gives people more reasons to buy OnePlus phones, it may also make existing owners to keep their phones for longer. The OnePlus 2, being almost three years old at this point, is obviously coming to the end of its operational life.


Most liked

Sexton is next step in Cavaliers' new era of player development
Young could maybe sell tickets and generate a little buzz in a way no one else in Thursday's NBA Draft (7 p.m., ESPN ) could. Collin Sexton to the Cleveland Cavaliers? Sexton averaged 19.2 points and 3.6 assists as a freshman for the Crimson Tide.

The US Supreme supports Trump's immigration veto
Chad was recently removed from the list after the administration said that country had beefed up its information-sharing. Both these judges said Trump's anti-Muslim comments were proof that the ban was biased against Muslims and immigrants.

Will talk about Syria, Ukraine, poll tampering with Putin: Donald Trump
During the Singapore summit, however, "Kim Jong Un said to me: The two of us have to get a picture together". Bolton simply said tat a "direct conversation" between the two leaders is an important starting point.

Heat Continues With Storm Chances This Afternoon
Symptoms of heat stroke include hot body temperature, hot/red/dry/moist skin, rapid and strong pulse and possible unconsciousness. There also may be a slight cool down in temperatures during the back half of next week, but overall not much relief.

Trump to Have Supreme Court Pick by July 9
He has advised Trump in the past on judicial picks. "We shouldn't vote on confirmation until they have voted at the ballot box". It's widely expected the next appointee could shift the current balance of Supreme Court to a more conservative-learning bench.

Amazon Invites Startups to Help It Deliver
The company also says that participants have the potential to earn up to $300,000 in profits every year for a 40-vehicle fleet. A year ago it introduced Amazon Flex , which allows independent drivers to pick up shifts delivering packages around town.

'Proud' Sweden coach revels in last 16 qualification
Paulinho and Thiago Silva scored a goal each to give the five-time champions a victory over Serbia and first place in their group. I'm very pleased with all of this. "We don't need to look at who's not there, we need to look at who will be able to play".

Jeff Sessions announces largest healthcare fraud takedown in USA history
On June 28, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced another record-breaking annual nationwide health care fraud "takedown". Bingston Crosby, a chiropractor, include health care fraud, money laundering and mail fraud, authorities said.

Japan milk 'fair play' system in wretched World Cup defeat to Poland
The elimination of Germany in the first round and several teams failing to shine has left the World Cup wide open. But they are not the first - in 1998 France won it but were eliminated in the group stages in 2002.

Rams tweet out that they’re ready for LeBron James in Los Angeles
Fans in OH will now hold its breath as they prepare to experience their hometown star go through the free agency period again. James is widely expected to choose between the Cavaliers and the Los Angeles Lakers .

Mandzukic is the soul of the Croatia team, says Dalic
Four minutes from time Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo scored the victor to send his team through to the round of 16. It means that Argentina are back on course to qualify; Nigeria and Iceland are out.

Sudan overturns death sentence for teen wife Noura Hussein
An Islamic court handed Noura the death penalty last month, sparking an worldwide human rights campaign against the sentence. CNN reports that the 19-year-old has instead been given a five-year jail term for killing her 35-year-old husband.

Liverpool target to focus on future after World Cup
Inching closer to Liverpool? According to reports in Spain , Asensio had been the subject of a £158m bid from Liverpool . Nabil Fekir is really keen on a move to Liverpool FC despite a proposed deal falling through, Peter Graves has claimed.

Multiple Dead in Shooting at Annapolis Newspaper
Renee Mutchnik, a spokeswoman for the Sun , said "we believe there are some injuries" but she did not immediately know how many. He urged the community to avoid the area and advised that a re-unification center had been set up at a nearby mall.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez refuses to take CNN anchor’s bait to trash Democrats
She has never before held political office and ran much of her campaign while working as a bartender at Flats Fix in Union Square. She will likely go on to an easy victory in the heavily Democrat district, and become the first Latina to represent the district.