LeBron James Extends his 2-year contract with the Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James has signed an agreement for a two-year period

$97.1 million extension to the contract that also includes a player choice for 2024-25

Klutch Sports CEO Rich Paul said to ESPN that on Wednesday

The extension, which comes with the possibility of a trade kicker of 15

It makes James the most lucrative basketball player of NBA history, earning $532 million of career-long guaranteed cash

Beating Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant

James is not eligible for a no-trade provision because James signed an extension, not a new contract

The new contract's initial base salary is $46.7 million as well as the trade kicker of 15% and James