The signing kicks off the "LAbron" era in Tinsletown as the world's best all-around player begins work restoring the storied Lakers franchise to glory. "He loves to compete and is an awesome leader who is about winning and making sure that his teammates are successful", said the former Lakers great, who was instrumental in landing James.
James is coming off one of his greatest National Basketball Association seasons, playing in all 82 regular-season games for the Cavaliers while finishing third in the National Basketball Association with 27.5 points per game and hitting career highs with 8.6 rebounds and 9.1 assists.
With championship hopes now running rampant in L.A., Pelinka and the entire Lakers organization surely are hoping James provides more unforgettable moments. "When LeBron James - a perennial NBA MVP and champion who is playing at the most astonishing levels of his career - chooses to join the Lakers, it serves as the ultimate validation for what we are building here".
French great Thierry Henry could hurt France's pride tonight
He doesn't show much emotion, he just reads things and is happy and excited about defending'. If he says something, it is always turns out to be something helpful.
The Lakers have not been to the play-offs since 2013 and James will set out to take them back.
And we, happily, all know how that turned out. Shortly after that sitdown in Los Angeles ended, James announced his intention to.
"I think they considered us very strongly", Harris said of James's representatives while talking to reporters on Monday at the Las Vegas Summer League, as reported by ESPN. Over the course of his 10-year career, McGee has averaged 7.5 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks. Last season was his first in which he played in all 82 regular-season games, and the eighth in a row in which his team advanced to the Eastern Conference finals (four in Miami before each of the last four seasons in Cleveland).