On Monday, LeBron James officially signed his four-year, $153.3 million Lakers contract, waving goodbye to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second time in his career.
And we, happily, all know how that turned out.
It was already known that LeBron James would be playing his basketball in California in purple and gold for the next three to four seasons, but the LA Lakers have now made the biggest signing of this NBA off-season official.
Los Angeles can collectively exhale. "We will continue forward to achieve our shared obsession of bringing banner No. 17 to the world's best fans - Lakers Nation".
"He loves to compete and is an awesome leader who is about winning and making sure that his teammates are successful", Magic said in a statement. But before James and Co. went public with the news via a simple Instagram post, the three-time champion sent an even simpler text to Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka. "It's a huge step closer to the playoffs and to the NBA Finals".
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James, 33, has averaged 27.2 points, 7.4 rebounds and 7.2 assists per game in 1,143 career contests.
This is the third time in eight years James has changed teams.
James spent his first seven seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers, his next four seasons with the Miami Heat, and his last four seasons back at home with Cleveland.
James' arrival is indeed validation for Johnson and Pelinka, who took over the Lakers' front office in February 2017 with a specific plan to rebuild the franchise by persuading established superstars to join as free agents.
"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.
The president also took aim at the European Union , saying the U.S.is "being taken advantage of" by the economic bloc. Trump has requested closed-door meetings to take place without aides or the media involved.
Mr Hunt was the longest-serving Health Secretary in British political history, having been appointed to the post in 2012. But as Foreign Secretary in May's government, he was prone to gaffes and criticized for not being on top of his brief.
The Book of Kells is one of Ireland's greatest cultural treasures, and is on display at Trinity College in the heart of Dublin . They have a jam-packed itinerary in Dublin including meetings with the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, and Irish President, Michael D.
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He also spoke to Vice President Mike Pence and White House Counsel Don McGahn - who had subtly pushed Kavanaugh's candidacy. Bush said, while his brother, dubbed "low energy" Jeb by Trump during the 2016 campaign, also praised the pick on Twitter .
Gorsuch's nomination became possible because McConnell blocked Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland to fill a vacancy in 2016. Bush , has been tapped to replace Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy , a longtime swing vote for whom Kavanaugh once clerked.
Trump authorized an initial $50 billion in tariffs - including the $34 billion that took effect Friday - to match those losses. The tariffs could take effect after public consultations end on August 30, according to a statement from the U.S.
The government appealed the sentence, and they were later given the maximum terms of five years in prison. The Malheur 7, as they came to be known, were later acquitted of the government's charges by a jury.
The Aviodrome aerospace theme park in the Netherlands said on its Facebook page that it was "hugely shocked" by the crash. He said: "Initial reports show that approximately 20 people had sustained injuries ranging from minor to critical".
It is expected that West Ham and Lazio will eventually thrash out terms that will see Anderson sign for the club-record fee. The club has announced the signing of former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, on a three year contract .
8 boys freed from Thai cave; rescuers working to save 5 others
Heavy rain soaked the area overnight, increasing the risks in what has been called a "war with water and time" to save the boys . He tweeted Sunday evening the group was en route to Thailand with the device and would reach the destination in about 17 hours.
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India eye top ODI spot in series against England
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12 kids and coach all rescued from cave in Thailand
Elon Musk posted photos and video from inside the cave in Thailand where four boys and their soccer coach remain trapped. One diver was in front, holding an oxygen tank for the boy and another diver was behind ensuring the safety of the boy.
4 more boys rescued from Thai cave, bringing total to 8
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Americans want Senate to move quickly on Supreme pick
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