LeBron James joining Los Angeles Lakers on 4-year, $154 million deal

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"For today's meeting, Sixers will meet with LeBron James' reps, sources tell ESPN".

That said, it is safe to assume James signed on believing in the likelihood that Los Angeles will be able to bring in another superstar.

In the year leading up to James' highly anticipated free agency, the Lakers had been touted as one of his most likely destinations.

LeBron James is leaving home for Hollywood and an iconic team.

'LeBron James, 4 time NBA MVP, 3 time NBA finals MVP, 14 time NBA All-Star, and 2 time Olympic gold medalist has agreed to a four year, $154 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, ' the official statement read. James' agency, Klutch Sports Group, made the announcement in a brief press release issued on Sunday night. "Understanding especially where my boys are at this point in their age".

"So sitting down and considering everything, my family is a huge part of whatever I'll decide to do in my career, and it will continue to be that". According to a report by the network's top National Basketball Association correspondent, James has dispatched his agent to meet with the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, July 1.

He fulfilled his promise to bring a championship to northeast OH and, despite losing to the Golden State Warriors in back-to-back NBA Finals, he solidified his reputation as the best player in the league, especially after leading an underwhelming supporting cast to the title series last month, one that ended in a 4-0 sweep in the hands of the Warriors. With the No. 8 overall pick in the NBA Draft, Cleveland selected 19-year-old Alabama point guard Collin Sexton, who now becomes an even more prominent focal point for the Cavs' franchise moving forward.

Los Angeles is, however, certainly in a weaker position than it was prior to moratorium, having now missed on Oklahoma city star Paul George. Cleveland has lost to Golden State in the finals each of the last two years, and in three of the last four.

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