Two weeks ago, after LeBron James announced he was signing with the Lakers, we speculated about how he made his decision. Now we have a simple explanation for why he chose L.A. LeBron’s agent, Rich Paul, recently conveyed to Sports Illustrated how LBJ has made all three of the big free agency decisions during his career.
“In 2010, when he went to Miami, it was about championships,” Paul told the great Lee Jenkins. “In 2014, when he went back to Cleveland, it was about delivering on a promise. In 2018, it was just about doing what he wants to do.”
It sounds simple, but that’s what we’ve heard all along—that going to L.A. just aligned with what LeBron wanted personally. As Paul tells it, LeBron wasn’t driven to create a super-team, immediately win championships, or build a business empire in Hollywood.
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19 thoughts on “Here’s How LeBron Ultimately Made His Free Agency Decision”
He loves LA and has a production company out there. His kids love it out there. So I’m definitely buying that this is move for the long haul.
Why the fuck is the background music so loud bruh lower that shit down I could barely hear this nigga speak
LeBron likes Hollywood, wants to get into acting after retiring in LA
He only needs one🏆 in my eyes to truly be on NBA’s mount rush as one the greatest and why not Showtime it’s great fit for a true baller at the sport a couple of great years we’ll have in basketball here in LA period dnt be mad support ur teams and hope there front office wants the trophy like ours stop the crying haters #Liveyourbestlife
Simple Adam silver made him sign in LA so the NBA could have another gay Lakers vs Celtics rivalry
if you beat the warriors in the west they can’t go to finals, the ultimate chess move, crazy plan but smart 😂plus he get to live in the best city in the country, chess not checkers
LeBrayBray went there for his acting career not his basketball career. #Facts
He should’ve stayed in the east…
He’d better be working out and not hanging around a studio.
Now he has to carry Lonzo’s bum ass
Space Jam 2!?
Ima kinda ready for this NBA season to start lol 😂
ya pretty sure LA locals aren’t happy about him being there now