James, 33, was a free agent after leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers.
The three-time NBA champion with Cleveland and Miami Heat joins a team that last made the play-offs in 2013.
LeBron James has officially joined LA Lakers in a four-year deal worth $152M, with Magic Johnson calling it a “huge step” for the team.
LeBron James and DeMarcus Cousins may both be off the board, but that doesn’t mean NBA free agency is over. If anything it’s just getting started, as players have officially begun signing their deals now that the moratorium period has ended. Of course, there are also players like Marcus Smart and Clint Capela who have yet to sign.