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Social media reacts to LeBron's big move

BIG MOVE: LeBron James

LEBRON JAMES,four time NBA MVP, three time NBA finals MVP, and fourteen time NBA All Star has agreed to a four year, $154 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.

The two time Olympic gold medalist thanked the Cleveland Cavaliers for his time on the team, writing on Instagram: "Thank you Northeast Ohio for an incredible four seasons. This will always be home."

James, who became a free agent on July 1, is widely considered the best basketball player in the world, and his move to LA has excited many on social media - including a few famous faces.

Sports personality Stephen A. Smith tweeted: "Haaaaaa!!!! Yes! @KingJames signs with the Lakers. Finally, for the first time in years I can say this about basketball: I LOVE LA........."

Zlatan Ibrahimovic welcomed James to the City of Angels, tweeting: "Now LA has a God and a King! Zlatan welcomes @KingJames"

Kobe Bryant even sent his congratulations. "Welcome to the family @KingJames," tweeted Bryant. #lakers4life #striveforgreatness @JeanieBuss @MagicJohnson and RP well done!!! ????????"

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