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#LABron Is Happening! Here's How LA Is Welcoming LeBron James To The Lakers

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LeBron James is leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to join the Los Angeles Lakers. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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The question of where LeBron James would play next has been the hottest topic in the NBA.

Today we got the answer: He's coming to Los Angeles in a four-year $154 million deal. [ESPN notes that the deal, the longest James has signed since he agreed to play in Miami for six years in 2010. Oh, and that fourth year? It'll be his call.]

So are people happy? Let's take a look, shall we?

But first: What did Kobe say?

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And how about Kareem?

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti was quick with a welcome (and some boosterism).

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And some current Lakers, were, well, pretty enthused:

Hollywood got in on the action too.

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And yes, there will be memes:


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