It marks the third time in eight teams James will have changed teams via free agency, following his departure from the Cavaliers to the Heat in 2010 and his return back to the Cavs in 2014.
And given it is widely thought that Leonard wants to sign for the Lakers in 2019, when he will enter free agency, the 16-time National Basketball Association winners may be willing to wait a year - particularly having landed James already despite reports they would require Leonard first.
But this one? This one is ... odd.
The 33-year-old James leaves his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers for the second time as a free agent after opting out of his deal on Friday.
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Paul averaged 18.6 points and 7.9 assists last season with the Rockets, who went 65-17 led by Paul and newly minted NBA MVP James Harden. Clint Capela and others with six years or less in the league can make a max salary of $25.25 million for the 2018-19 season.
"They were a lot younger the last time I made a decision like this four years ago", he continued.
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It has been widely speculated for a year that James had his eye on Los Angeles, where he maintains an off-season residence and has myriad entertainment business ventures.
"Thank you Northeast Ohio for an incredible four seasons", said James on his Instagram account. The Cavs were swept in the NBA Finals this past season by Golden State who also beat Cleveland in the 2017 finals.
With the Lakers, James will be playing in the Western Conference for the first time and just down the Pacific Coast Highway from the Warriors, the team that has stymied him three times in the past four finals. And while he has always been compared to Michael Jordan, Johnson is the one whose game more closely resembles his own.
Lakers great Kobe Bryant showed support for James' decision in a tweet, saying "Welcome to the family".
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