LeBron James Officially Signs With The Lakers

LeBron James Officially Signs With The Lakers

LeBron James Officially Signs With The Lakers

L.A.'s newest Laker officially signed his new four-year, almost $154-million contract Monday night alongside his agent Rich Paul and Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka.

James has still been hard at work in the gym, though, and he showed off some footage from a morning workout on Tuesday.

Pelinka echoed that by saying "This is a historic moment for the Lakers, and we could not feel more grateful and honored".

He said: "He loves to compete and is an awesome leader who is about winning and making sure that his teammates are successful".

The NBA superstar recently signed a four-year, $154 million contract to play for the Lakers.

James played in all 82 games last season, tallying a team-high 27.5 points (third in the NBA), acareer-high-tying 8.6 rebounds and a career-high 9.1 assists (second in the NBA) while shooting54.2 percent from the field.

The Lakers have missed the playoffs for the past five seasons and haven't gone past the second round of the playoffs since winning the 2010 National Basketball Association crown.

And we, happily, all know how that turned out.

Rob Pelinka is scheduled to have an official press conference on Wednesday to discuss the free agent signings.

Some of the young talent on the team includes recent draft picks Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma and Lonzo Ball.

But they didn't even get a meeting with star scorer Paul George before the Southern California native re-signed with Oklahoma City, and their efforts to acquire disgruntled two-way superstar Kawhi Leonard from San Antonio haven't borne fruit so far.

On Monday, James teased that he would be dropping by the Blaze Pizza location in Culver City for a pizza party celebrating his joining the Lakers.

While in the past LeBron had allowed speculation over his future to linger on before revealing his plans, this time the fuss was kept to a minimum and the biggest signing of the summer was completed shortly after free agency had officially begun.

Would it be the king of all pizza parties?

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