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LeBron James to join Los Angeles Lakers in $154m deal

The Lakers legend met with James in one of his Los Angeles homes for approximately three hours on Saturday night, when the NBA's free agency period tipped off.

James will join a Lakers team which has missed the playoffs for five consecutive seasons, the longest streak in franchise history.

Kawhi Leonard prior to Game One of the NBA Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriorsc at ORACLE Arena on May 14, 2017.

LeBron James is trading in his hometown jersey and will trek to Los Angeles.

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LeBron James has signed a four year contract with LA Lakers.

James, who has a home and production company in Los Angeles, joins a team with plenty of money to spend under the National Basketball Association salary cap and a desire to rebuild into a championship team after years of struggles.

As Amick mentioned, it's unclear if the Lakers would be willing to add Howard to their roster for next year once he reaches a buyout agreement with the Brooklyn Nets.

James, 33, will not be the only veteran on the young team next season, however.

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The sunny climes of California also hold much allure for James' high school sweetheart, business owner and interior designer Brinson, who according to one Bleacher Report story, has voiced her desire to live in L.A. full-time. "#TheKingIsHere", point guard Ball tweeted after the news broke.

While the Lakers could create more room under the salary cap by parting ways with Britain's Luol Deng or free agent Julius Randle, the signings mean Los Angeles is likely to wait until 2019 when they can make another run at a top free agent.

Upcoming projects include an HBO documentary about boxer Muhammad Ali and feature film "House Party".

While LeBron is looking to sell tickets to his film projects, he has already given a big boost to interest in Lakers tickets for next season. ESPN's Stephen A. Smith (h/t Lakers Nation) recently reported that the Lakers said that Kuzma is "off-limits". After acquiring LeBron James, the Lakers are expected to go after Leonard next.

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The Red Devils are right in the midst of their golden generation, with so many of their most important players now in their physical primes.

The four-time MVP's decision has the potential to change the National Basketball Association landscape for the foreseeable future, particularly as the Lakers are expected to continue making moves this summer.

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