NBA star LeBron James will continue to be linked to the Los Angeles Lakers after the announcement this Thursday of his renewal, although without details from the Los Angeles franchise.

The new contract of ‘King’ James was announced on Wednesday by the media in the United States, for which the American player renews two more years, although in 2024-25, the last signed, he will be able to choose LeBron himself if he plays it gold and purple or not.

At 37 years old, the player from Ohio extends his contract, he had one more year left, for 97 million dollars, more or less the same in euros at the exchange rate. The Lakers’ statement celebrates the signing of James, not to mention all these numbers.

“We’re thrilled to continue our partnership with LeBron, ensuring he’s a driving force in Laker culture for years to come. The Lakers’ platform has proven time and time again that it’s an ideal place for greats of all ages. prosper and achieve,” says Rob Pelinka, vice president and general manager.

“We are grateful that LeBron has experienced that power. With his transcendent talent, unmatched passion and dedication to causing powerful change in our society, LeBron continues to cement his legacy in Los Angeles and around the world.”

James came to the Lakers in 2018 and led the franchise to its 17th NBA title in 2020, being Finals MVP. The four-time NBA champion still has ambition as one of the best players in history, without forgetting that he made it clear that he plans to share a team with his son Bronny James.