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LeBron officially signs $154m deal with LA Lakers

News Agencies | Updated on: 11 July 2018, 11:41 IST

NBA star LeBron James has officially signed a four-year, $154 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, according to his sports management agency, Klutch Sports Group.

James, who is four-time NBA MVP and three-time NBA Finals MVP, is moving from the Cleveland Cavaliers to join the Lakers.

"Officially signed with the @Lakers @KingJames," Klutch Sports Group tweeted on its official Twitter handle.

This is the third time in eight years when the 33-year-old has changed teams. James who returned to the Cavaliers in 2014 after four seasons in Miami had previously said he wanted to finish his career in Ohio, and although he's leaving home again.

James, NBA's best all-around player led the Cavaliers to the NBA Finals but lost to the Golden State Warriors. Still, he led the Cavs to its first-ever NBA championship two years prior and again to the finals in 2017.


First published: 11 July 2018, 11:41 IST