Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers

LeBron James was the biggest name available in free agency. He's now a Los Angeles Laker

The Lakers have also reportedly shown interest in signing free-agent center DeMarcus Cousins, seen by many as the best big man in the National Basketball Association. But James' commitment allows the Lakers to not panic and only swing a deal if the right one comes along, knowing Leonard - along with others - will be available next summer.

Other free-agents decided remaining with their team's was the best option. With disgruntled San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard still out there and having reportedly asked to be traded to the Lakers, it's tough to just jump to the conclusion L.A. has outright flubbed its big acquisition of James.

While the prospect of playing alongside 2017 MVP Russell Westbrook for another four years might be alluring, George's decision came as a minor shock given the Thunder are unlikely to be vastly improved from the team who finished fourth in the Western Conference last season. Neither can shoot all that well and both require the ball to be effective, which goes against the qualities the typical role player next to LeBron has had over the years. However, Julius Randle and Isiah Thomas are already set to move out.

"You don't give my son the best player in the game and don't think he gonna win no championships!"

So how did the Warriors land Cousins? However, it seems that they could have made more cost-effective and well-reasoned acquisitions. Expect more moves for President of Basketball Operations, Magic Johnson. Furthermore, Evans agreed to terms on a one year, $12 million contract with the Indiana Pacers. Antawn Jamison led the team in points per game (18), Mo Williams in assists (7.1), Anderson Varejao in rebounds (9.7), and Daniel "Boobie" Gibson in spirit (110%). Evans was hampered with injuries at the end of the season but he was also being held out of games as the Memphis Grizzlies fielded offers to acquire Evans mid-season.

James and his legacy may be irreplaceable to the city, but before focusing on a team that may be good when they start in August, start focusing on the one living up to expectations now. Did the Warriors just create the most dominant starting lineup ever?

Again, we can not underestimate how significant it is that LeBron James is now a Laker.

Five time Laker champion Kobe Bryant tweeted, "Welcome to the family".

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