LeBron James signs new contract that will make him highest-paid player in NBA history

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Fresh off delivering the Cleveland Cavaliers their first-ever NBA championship, LeBron James finally signed his new contract. 

It. Is. A. Whopper. 

James himself broke the news in a video posted to Twitter on Thursday evening.

James’ agent, childhood friend Rich Paul, gave more details to ESPN.com. The deal is reportedly worth $100 million over three seasons. The second year will pay James just over $33 million, according to ESPN.com — topping the $33 million the Chicago Bulls paid Michael Jordan in his final season with the team.  Read more…

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