LeBron James Got a Very Warm Welcome and a Big Ass Billboard upon Arrival in Los Angeles


Well, THAT didn’t take long …

LeBron James hasn’t played a minute for the Purple & Gold yet … but that hasn’t kept him from getting the Kobe Bryant treatment … getting a MASSIVE mural in the streets of L.A.!!

Just days after announcing his decision to bail on Cleveland again, King James has been painted on Baby Blues BBQ in Venice … donning his new threads and trademark stare.

We’re told the artist behind the mural is Jonas Never — who just completed a piece for the late Anthony Bourdain — with the help of fellow artist Menso … and it took about 12 hours to complete.

Meanwhile, in Cleveland …