Superstar LeBron James officially signed with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Lopez averaged 13 points and four rebounds per game for Los Angeles last season.
James and Stephenson have a long history on the court, but it appears James actually called Stephenson to join the Lakers.
Ignoring the added pressure that comes with having LeBron James in your team will be the Lakers' biggest challenge, according to Tyronn Lue.
"LeBron’s not the problem. It’s the outside tension that’s the problem," Lue told The Los Angeles Times.
Carmelo Anthony and the Thunder reportedly agreed to part ways earlier this week.
With DeMarcus Cousins going to the Warriors, Shaquille O’Neal doesn't think LeBron James will be enough for the Lakers to contend.
"They might have to get this dude another statue. What Magic is pulling off, man, it’s absolutely incredible," Bryant said of Johnson.
Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman told reporters on Friday they understand LeBron James' decision was not personal.