LeBron James signs massive free agent deal with Los Angeles Lakers

Cleveland Cavaliers' Le Bron James shoots against Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green during the first half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland. Two people familiar with the decision

James's decision came on the first day of free agency, just 20 hours after the market officially opened. James' agent, Rich Paul of Klutch Sports, informed the Cavs on Friday morning that the four-time MVP would not opt in to the final year of his contract; he was scheduled to make $35.6 million in 2018-19.

But George has chose to re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder, raising doubts on whether James could head to the Lakers. Trading for George a year ago was panned by some critics, presumably because of the belief that he was already focused on joining his hometown Los Angeles Lakers in free agency. Despite hard-fought campaigns by Sixers fans as well as team management, James did not choose Philadelphia for the next step in his career.

Durant has chose to sign a two-year deal with the Golden State Warriors, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal can not become official until the league's off-season moratorium ends on Friday.

Kevin Durant's burner accounts couldn't be reached for comment. At the moment, most have James pinned as either making a move to either Philly or Los Angeles if he chooses not to return with the Cavs.

Mohamed Salah scores again amid dispute with Egyptian federation
The Liverpool striker did not celebrate his goal , fueling speculation he could still quit the national team over a political row. Mohamed was then rushed to the French Qasr Al-Aini Hospital, where the doctors tried to resuscitate him for over half an hour.

LeBron James is now a Laker.

Every move he makes, every quote he gives, every single thing he does from now until he announces his decision will be overblown to frankly ridiculous proportions. James once called the 27-year-old Cousins "the best big man in our game".

The 33-year-old forward leaves the Cleveland Cavaliers to join an iconic franchise that has won 16 National Basketball Association titles but is rebuilding after posting a losing record for five consecutive seasons.

One of those stars will not be Paul George - the star forward was projected by many to the Lakers, but he agreed to a four-year deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday. In Los Angeles, championships are the standard and he'll feel new pressure in upholding the legacies of Johnson, Bryant, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jerry West and other Lakers greats.

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