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Lebron James is now a Laker! Here’s what we know:
Lebron will be playing for the Los Angeles Lakers on a four-year, $153.3 million contract, The announcement was made through his agency, Klutch Sports Group. This is the third time in eight years James has changed teams. He went back to the Cavs in 2014 after four seasons with the Miami Heat.
Lebron is the first player in NBA history to lead a postseason in scoring and switch teams the following offseason He is a four-time MVP and 14-time All-Star. ESPN reports that James won’t hold a press conference to formally announce his decision or host a welcome party in Los Angeles. Plenty of Laker fans are excited to have James in the city seeing as how LA hasn’t been to the playoff since the 2012-2013 season. BUT some fans are BIG MAD, checkout a few of the memes that have been circulating on twitter:
The entire eastern conference now that Lebron James is out the East pic.twitter.com/3LKue02xRx
— Amateur Watcher (@ItsDavery) July 2, 2018
“And now the strenf of the Cavs will be stripped eweh” pic.twitter.com/tVxYMil671
— Josiah Johnson (@KingJosiah54) June 9, 2018
Even hip hop artists had their chance to put in their two cents on the move.
We proudly welcome the Lake-Show to the Kingdom.👑 pic.twitter.com/nvWbYfG4kx
— T.I. (@Tip) July 2, 2018