Several former Lakers stars, including a few Hall of Famers, were excited to see LeBron James agree to join the team on Sunday night.
They understand James’ otherworldly talent can lift a franchise that hasn’t been in the playoffs for five consecutive years and hasn’t won an NBA championship since 2010.
James’ agency, Klutch Sports Group, said its client had agreed to a four-year, $154-million deal.
James Worthy, a Hall of Famer who won three championships with the Lakers, knows having James is exactly what the young team needed to grow.
“I think LeBron is still the King despite what Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors have done,” said Worthy, an...