US President Donald Trump slams Los Angeles Lakers star in a tweet after James told CNN that Trump was "using sports to kinda divide us."
The blockbuster deal means the four-time NBA Most Valuable Player, will now join one of the league's most iconic clubs, adding to the legacy of such legends as Kobe Bryant and Magic Johnson.
The Golden State Warriors became the NBA's first back-to-back champion since 2013 as they claimed their third title in four years.
Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant combined for 59 points in a wire-to-wire victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers that puts the defending champion Golden State Warriors just two wins away from their third NBA championship in four years.
LeBron James was a one-man team at times in Thursday's opening game in the best of seven NBA Finals. Golden State were a team throughout. And that could be the difference in this year's finals, unless Cleveland find a more balanced game.
The 33-year-old forward will lead Cleveland into their fourth-straight NBA Finals. The Cavaliers will face the winner of Monday's game seven decider between the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors.
The Golden State Warriors regained the NBA title from the Cleveland Cavaliers with a 129-120 victory in game five of the best-of-seven series.
LeBron James overtakes NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan's 5,987 points in style, with a three-point jump shot on his way to helping the Cleveland Cavaliers ease into a third successive NBA Finals series.
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