LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – When you see King James on the streets of Los Angeles, you know it. Even when he’s wearing glasses, a mask, and passing you on the freeway in an $850,000 sports car.
Instagram user Alex posted his run-in with the Lakers great Monday while driving on the freeway. In the video, LeBron turns, gives the people in the car a wave and, in a scene right out of a movie, speeds ahead in a Porsche 918 Spyder. The hybrid sports car was produced between 2013 and 2015 and, according to CNET, retailed for $845,000.READ MORE: 4 Dead, 1 Injured In 'Ambush-Style' Shooting At House Party In Inglewood
Last week, James agreed to a 2-year, $85 million contract extension with the Lakers that will keep him with the team through the 2022-23 season. This will be 35-year-old’s 18th year win the NBA and third with the team.READ MORE: Man, 18, Killed In Shooting In Santa Ana; Probe Underway
Jim Hill spoke to LeBron at Lakers training camp for the first time since October and asked what it was like to go into a season defending a title.
“I guess the bullseye just becomes even greater, if that’s even possible,” James said. “For me personally, the bullseye has always been on my back, or my front since I entered the league.”MORE NEWS: Inside SoCal: 1/23 Wrap-Up
The NBA season officially starts December 22, with the Lakers facing the Clippers.