Lebron James Re-Signs With Cavaliers For 3-Years $100 Million
ESPN is reporting that after making history by coming back down 3-1 in the NBA Finals, Lebron James has made history again with his new contract…
LeBron James has agreed to a three-year, $100 million contract with the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers, agent Rich Paul told ESPN.
The salary in the first year the deal will be $31 million, making James the highest-paid player in the NBA for the first time in his career. The salary for the 2017-18 season will top $33 million, making him the highest-paid player in a single season in league history, topping the $33 million Michael Jordan earned with the Chicago Bulls in the 1997-98 season.
A source told ESPN that James has a player option for the third year.
James will sign the deal next week when he returns for his annual LeBron James Family Foundation charity event
Bron took to Uninterrupted’s Twitter to make his announcement and also put in a good word for J.R. Smith to get his gwap too.
BREAKING NEWS: @KingJames announces on UNINTERRUPTED he will sign a new deal with the @Cavs.https://t.co/CXZ5qFK5o6
— UNINTERRUPTED (@uninterrupted) August 11, 2016
The King wants his shooter. If the Cavs know what’s good for them, they’ll wire transfer a bag to J.R.’s account A$AP!