LeBron James draws more attention himself than the NBA does as a league. Since LeBron decided to head west and sign a four-year, $153.3 million contract to become the next big Los Angeles star, the Lakers now have the second best odds to win the NBA Championship next season.
The Lakers have awaited the King’s arrival since the start of free agency, as rumors swirled early and often that James would make Los Angeles his permanent home. Promising his hometown Cavaliers a championship sealed his legacy as the greatest hero to ever grace the state of Ohio, but now it’s showtime in LA once again.
Magic Johnson did what he set out to do and resurrected a dying breed of Lakers basketball, delivering the city the NBA’s biggest talent for a four year stretch. With All-Pro talents DeMarcus Cousins, Kawhi Leonard potentially landing in Los Angeles as well, Laker Nation is salivating at a chance to see this team come together for the 2018-19 season.
Twitter had no shortage of tweets and threads talking about the seismic shift in the NBA. In honor of the four-time NBA MVP and 3-time champion, here are the 23 best Twitter reactions to LeBron’s new home: