"LeBron James, four time NBA MVP, three-time NBA finals MVP, 14-time NBA All-Star, and two-time Olympic gold medallist, has agreed to a four-year $154 million contract with he Los Angeles Lakers", Klutch Sports Group said in a statement.
James did not pick up his option Friday with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team he led to its fourth straight National Basketball Association finals this year, only to be swept by the Golden State Warriors in four games. He also won a championship in Cleveland. But the Lakers still have plenty of cap space after signing James, and could still add more talent.
The next-biggest free agent prize will now be DeMarcus Cousins, who has already heard from the Lakers along with the New Orleans Pelicans since free agency began at the stroke of midnight on Sunday.
The city of Akron, Ohio, official Twitter account posted a thank-you to James that included a photo of him holding the Larry O'Brien trophy at a rally in the city surrounded by Cavaliers fans.
Durant will be paid about $30.5 million this coming season, about $5 million less than he could have commanded if the deal was structured differently.
Hours after the announcement, the Cavaliers issued a statement from chairman Dan Gilbert, thanking James for leading the team to the National Basketball Association championship in 2016, calling it a title that "united generations of Clevelanders, both living and passed". One of general manager Koby Altman's most critical tasks will be deciding whether to retain or trade Kevin Love, who will make nearly $50 million the next two seasons.
He will be entering his 16th season in the league. "This will always be home". James helped seal a Game 7 win with a chase-down block of Andre Iguodala, the signature moment of a career that has shown no signs of decay.
James spent the week vacationing in Anguilla, and hopped aboard a private Gulfstream jet in the morning to fly to the Los Angeles area.
Carr didn't stop there, issuing an application for those wishing to root for the Lakers now that James will be playing there. After much speculation and discussion, LeBron James has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday, July 2 (Manila time).
While there had been dialogue between Paul and Altman since the season ended, James had not given the team any sense of his plans. Because they own his "Bird rights" the Cavs can offer James more money than any other team - a five-year, $207 million deal.
It would certainly help if they're successful in luring LeBron James and/or concluding a trade for Kawhi Leonard . The Lakers have positioned themselves with a massive amount of cap space to make noise this summer.
Police said some youths attacked a middle-aged woman at Jogendra Nagar railway station on Wednesday night. No arrests had been made in the cases but authorities said they were questioning several suspects.
As the Washington Post has pointed out , it's possible that the judge who now oversees the Flores agreement, Dolly M. It is also clearly trying to take advantage of the legal gray area introduced by the new injunction.
LeBron James is leaving home for Hollywood and an iconic team.The Los Angeles Lakers have a new superstar - L.A. -Bron. The signing also means James will have to interact with the Ball family at some point in the next four years.
The company said it will help keep start-up costs to about $10,000 by offering discounts on vehicles, fuel and insurance coverage. A year ago it introduced Amazon Flex , which allows independent drivers to pick up shifts delivering packages around town.
As the official opening of free agency draws closer there's a strong sense that James is leaning toward the Lakers. As NBA free agency kicks off, rumors continue to swirl that LeBron James is targeting the Los Angeles Lakers .
Following a decade in prison, he was released under conditions in 2009 after convincing parole officers that he had changed. The ministry said Redoine Faid's escape only took "a few minutes" on Sunday and no-one was injured or taken hostage.
A joint investigation between the Health and Safety Executive, police and Great Yarmouth Borough Council is under way. It follows the death of a seven-year-old girl in 2016 when a bouncy castle broke free from its moorings in Harlow.
Earlier this week, the monitoring group 38 North reported that North Korea had made rapid improvements to a nuclear reactor. They also pointed out that North Korea has made similar agreements in the past, only to renege.
Iran urges OPEC members to refrain from unilateral actions
Jahangiri said it was not that "simple". "We want to defeat America's efforts ... to stop Iran's oil exports", he said. On Fox, Trump directed blame at the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, of which Saudi Arabia is a member.
Liverpool give Keita Gerrard's No.8 shirt
The Reds have also signed Brazil global Fabinho in a £39m deal from Ligue 1 side AS Monaco earlier in the summer transfer window. The 23-year-old midfielder joined the Reds this summer having agreed personal terms with the Premier League club since 2017.
Overcrowded bus plunges into gorge in India, killing 48
Chief Minister of Uttarakhand state Trivendra Rawat says the bus skidded and fell into a 700-foot (213-metre) deep gorge. Forty-two people died in a bus accident on Sunday morning in Uttrakhand's Pauri Garhwal district.
Mattis reassures uneasy Japan over US-North Korea talks
Mattis said the U.S. acknowledges that this is a serious humanitarian issue and will bring it up in future talks with the North. Mattis was in South Korea Thursday where he reassured that the USA commitment to South Korea's security "remains ironclad".
Trump does deep dive on Supreme finalists
Mike Lee, R-Utah, indicating that Lee was pining for the nomination. "You know, usually they don't say that". "I love that issue if they're going to actually do that".