LeBron James and Lakers agree to 4-year deal

Private jet that went from Cleveland to Caribbean headed to LA

Indeed, the Golden State Warriors, with Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry, already rule the National Basketball Association.

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers were also in the mix. And that's OK. The Sixers still have a bright future, even brighter now he's made the trek out West.

Sunday evening, Klutch Sports Group, LeBron James' sports management agency, released a statement saying that James has signed a 4-year, $154 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. Because they own his "Bird rights" the Cavs can offer James more money than any other team - a five-year, $207 million deal.

He could still go to the NBA Finals, of course. Apparently he does, and he is set to become a free agent after next season if the Spurs don't trade him sooner. This time, it took about 20 hours. In his final season with the club, James will make $41 million.

In the end, James believed it was the right situation for him. It was a stark contrast from eight years ago, when a poorly conceived TV special to announce his departure from Cleveland backfired and damaged James' image.

Furthermore, James could sign a one-year deal with Cleveland, with a one year option, so he can have chance at exploring free-agency in 2019.

As if getting through one another won't be tough enough, James is now coming to join the party. There's little incentive for Eastern Conference teams to give them more room at making the postseason.

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The next-biggest free agent prize will now be DeMarcus Cousins, who has already heard from the Lakers along with the New Orleans Pelicans since free agency began at the stroke of midnight on Sunday. He'll have to play with Lonzo Ball - assuming he doesn't get dealt - which means he'll have to deal with Lavar Ball as well.

For the Thunder, the win was that their risk paid off.

After years of waiting and being mocked at, the Los Angeles Lakers finally acquired that supernova of a star the proud franchise has long be known to acquire.

In Houston, Paul has told Rockets fans the same thing.

They were the initial wave. From there, Los Angeles would have some roster shuffling to do to add a key second piece.

Turns out, James was flying to his new home James spent the week vacationing in Anguilla. So far, James representatives have been taking meetings in Los Angeles, and it is unclear if James will leave California to take face-to-face meetings with teams.

And the East, for the first time in almost a decade, will have a new king next spring.

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