NBA superstar, LeBron James has officially signed for Los Angeles Lakers in a four-year deal worth $154m after leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers.
James’ representatives at Klutch Sports Group tweeted a picture of James signing his new contract with the Lakers, alongside his agent, Rich Paul, and Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka.
The 33-year-old who has played in the past eight NBA Finals with the Miami Heat and the Cavaliers, has won three titles.
In a press release by Magic Johnson, the Lakers’ president of basketball operations, he said James “is special” and “is the best player in the world.”
“He loves to compete and is an awesome leader who is about winning and making sure that his teammates are successful,” the statement continued. “The Lakers players are excited to have a teammate who has been to nine NBA Finals. It’s a huge step closer to returning the Lakers to the playoffs and to the NBA Finals.”