James, 33, was welcomed to the team by some of the NBA's elites. The Lakers would still have a bit of maneuvering to do to sign two max players. There will nearly certainly be more talks with the Spurs about Leonard. With his new contract, James will join elite company from a financial standpoint.
Anthony has exercised his $28 million option to stay with the Thunder for next season, doing so while insisting that he will not accept a role where he comes off the bench.
James, a 14-time All-Star and four-time MVP, spent the first seven years of his career with Cleveland before he signed with the Miami Heat as a free agent prior to 2010-11.
His legacy is already written as one of the two or three best players to ever play the game, but the same can't be said for Kawhi Leonard who could soon be his teammate with the Lake Show.
The Lakers may not be done adding to their squad, either.
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Klutch Sports announces LeBron James decision to join Lakers
And while he has always been compared to Michael Jordan , Johnson is the one whose game more closely resembles his own. LeBron isn't the only person heading to a new team and in fact, there are a lot of star players available this summer.
Fellow Laker Kyle Kuzma tweeted his welcome to Los Angeles.
"Why would the Sixers, who didn't have a meeting scheduled with Lebron's camp, mysteriously make one after reports surfaced that Lebron made his decision and will announce it on Tuesday?" the site said in a Sunday post.
James' second departure from his home state of OH comes under far different circumstances than the first, which sparked intense anger and disappointment among Cavaliers fan following his announcement on ESPN. Just as he did in 2014, James is likely to sign a shorter contract that allows him to do this whole thing again in a few summers. ESPN first reported George's decision about the option year.
"The Lakers are FOREVER gonna be Kobe's and Magic's team".
There's a danger in waiting, as the Lakers just saw.