The greatest player in the world, LeBron James, has been vacationing with friends and family after completing the greatest year of his career: bringing the first ever professional sports title to the city of Cleveland in over half a century.
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In his 13 years in the NBA and about 8-9 years of being the very best, James head never once been the highest paid player in the league. That changed today when LeBron James and the Cavs agreed on a three-year, $100 million, according to Brian Windhorst of ESPN.
LeBron James new 3-year, $100 MILLION deal makes him highest paid player in the league for first time at $31M this season
— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) August 11, 2016
James announced his decision via Bleacher Report’s Uninterrupted.
BREAKING NEWS: @KingJames announces on UNINTERRUPTED he will sign a new deal with the @Cavs.https://t.co/CXZ5qFK5o6
— UNINTERRUPTED (@uninterrupted) August 11, 2016
James signing for more than two years, can shut down the negativity and rumors about him leaving Cleveland for another team.
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Now all the Cavs have left to do is sign the newlywed J.R. Smith.