LeBron James approves of look in Lakers jersey and NBA 2K19 rating

The Los Angeles Lakers finally have a superstar on their team for the first time since Kobe Bryant after LeBron James officially signed with the team last week.

Following him signing his four-year, many Lakers fans are now desperate to see what the four-time MVP winner will look like in a Lakers jersey.

The closest fans have got to seeing this in real life is when LeBron made an appearance last weekend at his new team’s Summer League game against the Detroit Pistons, where he wore a pair of fashionable Lakers shorts which reportedly have a retail value of $500.

Other people have made photoshop edits of LeBron in a Lakers uniform, but nothing will have the same effect as the real thing. At least now though Lakers fans will know how he’ll look playing for the team in video game form.

This is because NBA 2K has released a photo which reveals James’ rating on the upcoming version of their video, NBA 2K19, as well as the man himself in a Lakers jersey.

After an MVP-style year for the Cleveland Cavaliers last season, the four-time MVP winner has been given a 98 overall rating on NBA 2K19, which is not a bad rating at all for a player on the other side of 30.


James himself reacted to seeing himself in a white Lakers uniform, as well as his rating on the game, approving of both.

He said in an Instagram post: “Man those white uniforms ain’t so bad/fresh and that rating ain’t so bad either for such an old head! 🤣🤷🏾‍♂️🙏🏾 #NBA2K19🔥 #KingJames👑 #StriveForGreatness🚀 #RWTW🏅 #JamesGang👑”

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LeBron does look pretty good in white, but many fans already knew that from his Cavaliers and Miami Heat days. Fans really want to see the NBA icon in the purple and gold of the Lakers, and hopefully it won’t be too long until we see that.

James averaged 27.5 points and 8.6 rebounds per game for the Cavs last season, with those numbers increasing to 34 points and 9.1 rebounds during Cleveland’s run to the NBA Finals.

The Lakers finished the 2017-18 season with a 35-47 record and missed the playoffs for a fifth straight year. The addition of LeBron, however, is a step in the right direction to change that.

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