LeBron James renews for two years with Los Angeles Lakers



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LeBron James renews for two years with Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James, star of the Los Angeles Lakers has decided to extend his agreement with the Californian franchise for a further two years, moving the expiration of his contract from 2023 to 2025. James will earn 97.1 million dollars in the two-year period, with the possibility thanks to a player option to become a free agent in 2024.

James will continue his adventure at the Lakers at least in the next two years, trying to attack the fifth NBA title of his career. That year, LeBron's eldest son, Bronny, with whom James has always said he wanted to play in the NBA before retiring, could arrive in the NBA through the Draft.

This new agreement, which according to the expected increase in the NBA's salary cap could rise up to 111 million dollars, would therefore allow him to be free in the summer of 2024, being able to sign with the team that will choose Bronny in the career draft.

LeBron's life in NBA

His first contract with Nike was worth almost 90 million dollars and the relationship with the Oregon brand was consolidated even more in 2015, when the two parties decided to sign a contract that will bind James for life with the company.

and which according to some estimates will bring the athlete a billion dollars in earnings. In March 2008, he became the first black man and third overall after Richard Gere and George Clooney to appear on the cover of Vogue with supermodel Gisele Bündchen.

First overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft and named Rookie of the Year in 2004, he won four NBA titles, two with the Miami Heat, one with the Cleveland Cavaliers and one with the Los Angeles Lakers, and as many regular season MVP awards and of the finals.

With the US national team he participated in three Olympics, winning the bronze medal at the 2004 Athens Games and the gold medal in Beijing 2008 and London 2012. James had a difficult past: he grew up alone with his mother Gloria, while the figure of his father is shrouded in mystery.

Never having known the parent was, according to James himself, a motivation to constantly improve. He has two sons and a daughter born from the relationship with his high school girlfriend, Savannah Brinson [18], with whom he married on September 14, 2013 in San Diego.

The firstborn, LeBron Jr., was born on 6 October 2004; the second, Bryce Maximus, on June 14, 2007, and the youngest, Zhuri, on October 22, 2014. James has signed sponsorship agreements with various multinationals including Nike, Sprite, Glaceau, Bubblicious, Upper Deck, McDonald, State Farm, Dunkin 'Brands and Audemars Piguet.