LeBron James has signed a two-year contract extension worth $85 million with the reigning champion Los Angeles Lakers, according to published reports on Wednesday.
King James’ new max contract deal will keep him in a Lakers uniform through 2023.
LeBron won his fourth NBA title in October, leading the Lakers past the Miami Heat in the NBA bubble in Florida. It was Los Angeles’ first title since 2010.
What’s more, the future Hall of Famer appeared in his 10th NBA Finals.
LeBron James eyes another title
Looking ahead to the 2020-21 season, LeBron James is already saying that he believes the Lakers can win the title again.
“We can,” James told the “Road Trippin’” podcast. “It’s that simple. We absolutely can.”
He added: “… It all starts with health.”