LeBron James has agreed to a four-year deal worth $154 million to join the Los Angeles Lakers, Klutch Sports announced with a press release on Sunday night.
The contract includes an opt-out clause after the fourth year, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports.
The ex-Cavaliers forward declined to exercise his $35.6 million 2018-19 player option and became an unrestricted free agent Friday. Besides the Lakers, the Cavaliers, Rockets and 76ers were reportedly interested in James.
Here's how the NBA community reacted to James's decision to join the Lakers:
James posted to his Instagram story: "Thank you Northeast Ohio for an incredible 4 seasons. This will always be home."