LeBron James rocked the sports world on Sunday night (July 1), when news broke that he has agreed to sign with the Los Angeles.
In Los Angeles, King James can sign a four-year, $154 million deal, keeping him with the Lakers for the foreseeable future and likely the end of his storied journey in the NBA.
With the NBA icon heading to Los Angeles and joining such a legendary franchise, it has everyone talking. Celebrities, athletes and everyone in between took to the internet to express their shock and opinion… and we compiled some of the best ones below.
First, you can watch a recap of the best from sports commentators up above, and below, is what athletes and celebrities said on social media.
LAKESHOWWWW. @KingJames let’s go my brotha?? let’s rock
— kuz (@kylekuzma) July 2, 2018
Y’all really thought he was gonna pass up the greatest city in the world… #TheKingIsHere ?
— Lonzo Ball (@ZO2_) July 2, 2018
— Josh Hart (@joshhart) July 2, 2018
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) July 2, 2018
I am sure the Lakernation is rejoicing The acquisition of LeBron James means that the Lakers are just a smidgen away from being real contenders. Congrats to @MagicJohnson & @LALakersLive et al. Cross your fingers for news from San Antonio.
— Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (@kaj33) July 2, 2018