But how did James’ peers and former NBA stars take the news? Below, we've rounded up the best Twitter reactions from the world of basketball and also from other celebrities (sporting or otherwise). James might finally be making the move from the Eastern to Western Conference, but people all over the United States had something to say about it.
Check out the reactions below and let us know your thoughts on the move in the comments at the end.
The Lakers welcomed LeBron to the family
Other West Coast players were psyched, too
Vibes were more mixed back East
Other celebs offered their two cents
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