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LeBron James agrees to join Lakers

July 2, 2018 GMT

The NBA’s best player has a new home.

LeBron James agreed to a four-year, $154 million deal Sunday with the Los Angeles Lakers. The three-time NBA champion leaves the Cleveland Cavaliers and joins one of the league’s premierfranchises.

LeBron James has agreed to 4-year, $154M deal with Lakers, Klutch Sports says.

Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 2, 2018

The game’s best all-around player and biggest star will now lead a young Lakers team that has been overmatched in recent years while rebuilding but will instantly rise with James.

Los Angeles also provides James with a larger platform for his business interests and social activism.

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This is the third time in eight years James has changed teams. He returned to the Cavs in 2014 after four seasons in Miami.

The 33-year-old had previously said he wanted to finish his career in Ohio, and although he’s leaving home again, Cleveland fans are more forgiving after he ended the city’s 52-year sports championship drought in 2016.

This articleis based in part on wire reports

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