Best Twitter reactions to the LeBron James signing with the Lakers

Jason Miller/Getty ImagesLeBron James in his last game with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • LeBron James announced that he was signing with the Lakers on Sunday.
  • NBA Twitter went wild over this news.

LeBron James made waves last night when he announced that he was going west to join the Los Angeles Lakers.

Never the type to let massive, course-of-NBA-history-altering news to go to waste, basketball Twitter sprang to action.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic welcomed LeBron to L.A. in the most Zlatan way possible.

There were plenty of jokes.

Some noted that LeBron leaving the Eastern Conference for the first time in his NBA career was a blessing for every other team in the East.

Naturally, many of the current Lakers players were excited about playing with LeBron, a sentiment that, as others have noted, is a bit presumptuous.

While other observers are interested to see how LeBron could challenge Kobe Bryant’s legacy with the Lakers.

Kobe, for his part, was happy to see the Lakers land such an incredible talent.

As for the Cavaliers . . .

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