NBA Giant LeBron James Signs 4-Year Contract With Los Angeles Lakers For $153 Million

News by Joey Jordan Published on 10 Jul,2018 Updated on 18 Dec,2020

NBA Star LeBron James Transfers To LA Lakers For Whopping $153 Million

  • Three times NBA Finals MVP, LeBron James will play in the Western Conference for the first time in his 15-year-long NBA career.
  • James signed a 4-year-contract with the LA Lakers on Monday, 9th July for a staggering $153.3 Million.
  • Along with it, it is confirmed that James will be leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second time in his career.
  • Being with Cavaliers, James won them their first NBA championship in last 52 years, in 2016.

NBA giant and former Cleveland Cavaliers point guard LeBron James is moving to Los Angeles Lakers. After reigning the NBA with Cavaliers and giving Cleveland its first NBA title in 52 years (2016), James officially signed a 4-year-contract with Lakers.

CAPTION: Former Cleveland Cavaliers point guard LeBron James transferred to LA Lakers SOURCE: Lakers Nation

On Monday, 9th July, James bid farewell to the Cavaliers for the second time in his career where he agreed with the transfer bid from Lakers for $153.3 million.

James' representative took to his Twitter on Monday sharing a photo of James signing his contract, alongside the Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka, and his agent, Rich Paul.

James played his last eight NBA Finals with the Miami Heat and the Cavaliers which he clinched three titles. Magic Johnson, the LA Lakers' president released a statement saying James "is special" and "is the best player in the world." The statement said,

He loves to compete and is an awesome leader who is about winning and making sure that his teammates are successful. 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.

James might be a great transfer for the Lakers this season which will be seeking for its 17th NBA title. 2010 was the last time the Lakers became the National Basketball Champions. James has already won some of the greatest accolades at NBA including three-time NBA Finals MVP, 14-time All-NBA member, 14-time All-star and three NBA titles.

The 2018/19 season will be the first NBA season in the Western Conference for the 33-year-old Ohio-born Basketball star.