As Jenkins noted, James has never played for a team owner or president he can relate to as much as Johnson, both on the court and off of it. Johnson's influence may have been a huge part in the Lakers landing James.
On Sunday night, shortly after news of LeBron's deal with the Lakers broke, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski confirmed Leonard wanted to join the three-time National Basketball Association champion in his hometown.
The unnamed fan, who's going viral, reportedly didn't suffer any serious injuries, except for the preexisting one: a star breaking his heart. The win at the end of the 2015-2016 season marked the city of Cleveland's first professional sports title in 52 years.
This one fan seems to have acted alone, although supervision clearly was necessary. It's tough to imagine Los Angeles wanting Howard back.
This is the second time the enormous image of James will be removed.
Cleveland is saying goodbye to the iconic LeBron James banner, which has been a downtown staple for more than four years. A new iteration was installed in 2014, upon James' return to Cleveland and since served as a mainstay of the downtown area.
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LeBron James' decision to join the Lakers marked an excellent start to Magic Johnson's plan to turn Los Angeles into a contender. The Lakers will open training camp in September, and the competition between Ball and Rondo undoubtedly will be fierce.
Molinari pulls away for win at Quicken Loans National
I played great today", Molinari said. "This is what I came here for". "It was not easy to skip Paris and the French Open". Unlike Francesco Molinari and Abraham Ancer , he couldn't keep it going Saturday in the Quicken Loans National .
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The remaining Filipino players eventually fouled themselves out of the game, which was called off before the end of the third quarter.
James incredibly had one of his best seasons in his 15th year in the league.
Durant recently signed a two-year deal with the option to opt out next summer.
James helped Cleveland to their first National Basketball Association title in 2016, as they overturned a 3-1 deficit in the National Basketball Association finals to beat Golden State. Rondo could also be an excellent tutor for Lonzo Ball, last year's No. 2 overall draft pick who shares numerous veteran's traits, including slick passing skills and ... an alarming inability to shoot well. With Cousins, the Warriors can secure the title again next year.
King James ended speculation about where he will play next season by inking a massive four-year, $154-million contract with the Lakers.