The biggest question surrounding the NBA this summer has reportedly been answered: LeBron James is taking his talents to Los Angeles. The three-time NBA champion will sign with the Lakers for four years and $154 million, according to his agency, Klutch Sports.
According to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports, James’ contract includes an opt-out in the final year:
LeBron James' new 4-year, $154M agreement with the Los Angeles Lakers includes an opt out in the fourth year, league sources tell Yahoo.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 2, 2018
The superstar joins a talented young cast that includes the likes of Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram, and looks to compete with the likes of the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets to get to the NBA Finals this year.