This time, there was no live television special. There was no closely guarded first-person Sports Illustrated piece. LeBron James’ third foray into free agency ended with a simple tweet from his management company, with no quotes, comments or perspective offered.

“LeBron James, four time NBA MVP, three time NBA finals MVP, fourteen time NBA All Star, and two time Olympic gold medalist has agreed to a four year, $154 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers,” the release from Klutch Sports read.

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