LeBron James breaks his silence on leaving Cavaliers

The NBA star said moving to Los Angeles to join the Lakers is "kind of like a dream come true for me."
1:25 | 07/30/18

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I turned a LeBron James now speaking publicly for the first time about his decision to leave. The Cleveland Cavaliers for the Los Angeles Lakers the Ohio native says the move west is a dream come true but is ABC. TJ Holmes report he also says this is bittersweet. James Koch has the accident pro puts it down. Path through the months long guessing game essentially it's LeBron James pick of the litter and with the media covering his every move in the wrong finely made but. And is now opening up for the first time about why he decided to. To play with the LA lakers. Kind of like a dream come true for me. You know growing up you know the cowboys fan I was the bourse fan of the Yankees fan. And I've always felt like I was like that one of the historic franchises and you look at the lakers in a minute report for historic franchise. In almost so much history. You know and and it and now be able to partner would Magic Johnson the excitement that I have to be a Laker I'm happy to be a part of it because I believe. The lakers. Is a historical franchise we on note but as a championship. Franchise and that's we're trying to get back to. And he saw him a basketball they're because he's at today is from going to be when the greatest moments of his life has nothing new basketball he's opening that school in Akron his hometown. For at risk is something he's been working on for ten years he said this is brother were the best days of his life. Fantastic that. Teaching.

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