Lebron James Signs With the Lakers
LOS ANGELES, CA – July 10, 2018
Even though the terms of the deal haven’t been released yet, its official: LeBron James is now a member of the LA Lakers.
“Today is a great day for the Lakers organization and Lakers fans all over the world to welcome LeBron James, a three-time NBA Champion and four-time NBA MVP,” said the Lakers' President of Basketball Operations, Earvin “Magic” Johnson. “LeBron is special. He is the best player in the world”.
Three-time NBA champion and three-time Finals MVP, LeBron has also been named NBA MVP four times in his career so far (2009, 2010, 2012, 2013), played 1143 regular season games for Cleveland and Miami, and averaged 27 points per game for his entire career.
He is the only player in NBA history to play more than 10,000 postseason minutes and is the league’s all-time leader in total playoff points (6,911) and steals (419), also ranking third in assists (1,687) and sixth in rebounds (2,212).