In a lengthy statement thanking James, Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert said: "Words do not express the meaning and the feeling this accomplishment brought to the people of Northeast Ohio".
The basketball star was also welcomed to LA Lakers by star footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Twitter, who plays for LA Galaxy.
James' agency made the huge announcement on Sunday, saying he has agreed to a staggering four-year, $154million (£117m) contract at one of the NBA's most iconic franchises. James will make him better. Two with the Miami Heat and one with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Players with 7-9 years of experience, can earn a max salary of $30.3 million. He chose to be a Laker for what will probably be the four last great years of his career to win championships.
He played all 82 games for the first time in his career, and still dragged a mediocre Cavaliers roster to the NBA Finals, where they were swept away by Golden State.
Eight years ago, LeBron James announced he was taking his talents to South Beach in a television special. The 33-year-old had previously said he wanted to finish his career in OH, and although he's leaving again, Cavs fans are more forgiving after he ended the city's 52-year sport title drought in 2016. James, had he chose to stay, could have inked a five-year, $207 million deal with the Cavs.
How is this Lakers team going to get built?
Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman spoke to both James and Paul on the phone when National Basketball Association free agency officially opened at 12:01 a.m. ET Sunday, sources told ESPN's Dave McMenamin.
His stay with the Cavaliers will best be remembered for 2016, when he rallied the Cavs from a 3-1 deficit in the finals to stun the Warriors. She announced with her fiancé Phil Jackson, the coach with an entire hand full of Lakers championship rings, that they were breaking off their engagement.
O'Neal, despite being so young, was already one of the most dominant players in the game, and was coming off a season in which he had averaged 26.6 points, 11 rebounds and 2.9 assists a game.
He could still re-sign with Cleveland, although the strong current from national media is James appears ready to move again. The other main team affected is the San Antonio Spurs , who are looking to deal unhappy star Kawhi Leonard to the Lakers .
He went from an unheralded second-round draft pick out of Texas A&M in 2009 to become one of the best big men in the league. Jordan did, however, improve his free throw shooting, going from 48.2 per cent in 2016-17 to 58.0 per cent last season.
After Germany's exit from the group stage, Brazilian coach Tite feels that his team can take Russian Federation the World Cup . This kind of blind rage fueled by your team having an terrible match four years ago is what the World Cup is really all about.
Local news reports said a neighbour made the grisly discovery after checking on the family after they failed to open their shop. In a shocking incident on weekend, 11 members of a family were found hanging in their home at Sant Nagar in North Delhi .
Will the Toys R Us name and mascot disappear forever? Only a few months later in March, the decision was made to liquidate. What we found was a manager who didn't want us filming, no Geoffrey, and a pretty good sale on a small selection of toys.
The new phone has an additional "evaporated layer of brightening film" to bring out that bright (but not too bright) red luster. Not only this, images of the red coloured OnePlus6 have also been posted online by the leak site Slashleaks.
Meanwhile, Argentina's World Cup squad focused on practising penalties in their final workout ahead of the knockout clash. Look at (Javier) Mascherano, he's almost reached 150 caps, and they're used to playing at the World Cup .
More than 16,000 had RSVP-ed on Facebook for the " Families Belong Together " march, and Daley Plaza began filling up by 10 a.m. People across many major towns and cities in the USA had been urged to gather under the slogan #familiesbelongtogether.
Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile app. We're England and we want to win every game possible and now everyone's disappointed we didn't want and that's the main thing.
Brazil v Mexico 02 July 2018
Brazil star Neymar was yet again at his acting best during his team's World Cup last 16 match against Mexico in Samara . Writhing in agony after his right ankle was stepped on by Miguel Layun , Neymar managed to get back on his feet.
Rashford ready to step up for penalty shootout
If we don't get to the last four I'd be shocked. "For us, it is game by game, and see where it takes us". The Spurs star will be aiming to help England to win against Colombia in the World Cup last-16 tie.
Belgium players raring to go after England rest - Martinez
While Belgium have threatened to impact the global scene for some time, they haven't quite delivered up to their full potential. A Japanese fan cries after the end of the game between Japan and Belgium in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Monday.
Trump narrows Supreme Court list, to name nominee July 9
The Federalist Society is a nationwide organization of conservative lawyers who espouse conservative judicial philosophies. Joe Donnelly of IN met with the president Thursday evening and reported afterward they had a productive conversation.
Google Home Speakers Complain Of 'Glitch'
The smart speakers house the artificial intelligence-powered Google Assistant which responds to voice commands and requests. The issue appeared to be global with complaints coming from the UK, the United States, Australia and India.