LeBron James to join Los Angeles Lakers in $154m deal

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Preorders for new Lakers LeBron James jerseys were robust enough on Sunday night to give retailer Fanatics one of its top 10 sales days in terms of National Basketball Association gear sold, a spokesman for the company told ESPN.

Another factor pundits considered behind James' move west was the opportunity to link up with a young roster, including 2017's number-two draft pick Lonzo Ball and Germany's Isaac Bonga, which could ensure he wouldn't have to carry the team like he did in Cleveland.

McGee doesn't have quite the same history with James, but he did apparently get on the latter's bad side enough to have been blocked by James on Instagram.

When the 2018 offseason started, Kawhi Leonard told the Spurs that he preferred to be traded to the Lakers and informed other interested teams that he intends to sign with the Purple and Gold as an unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2019. LeBron's connection to Akron, Cleveland and all of Northeast Ohio will most certainly endure as his commitment to the region and his support of many important causes has been impactful to so many kids and families.

The sunny climes of California also hold much allure for James' high school sweetheart, business owner and interior designer Brinson, who according to one Bleacher Report story, has voiced her desire to live in L.A. full-time. He was, in many ways, all the Lakers had.

Alli can help England write their own history says Southgate
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"It's so exciting that you're coming to the city of stars", Schwarzenegger said.

U.S. media reports said the Lakers move was sealed following a meeting late Saturday between James and the team's president of basketball operations, Magic Johnson.

But knocking off the Warriors will be by no means easy and James will be well aware of that. But Durant, the Finals MVP in Golden State's successive triumphs over the Cavs, will re-sign with Golden State on a deal that leaves room to make further moves.

Conquering the Warriors has become an even more daunting feat, but one that, should he achieve it for the second time in his career, would take James a step closer to individual immortality.

If anyone can do it, it's LeBron.

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