LeBron James among the athletes reacting to Joe Biden being elected president

Lakers star LeBron James smiles during a game.
Lakers star LeBron James smiles during a playoff game against the Houston Rockets in September.
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Joe Biden was elected as the 46th president of the United States on Saturday after Nevada and Pennsylvania delivered the electoral votes he needed to defeat President Trump.

Athletes from around the country shared their feelings about Biden’s win and the election on social media shortly after multiple media outlets declared Biden the winner.

Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga and others celebrated on social media after Sen. Kamala Harris was named America’s first Black, Asian American and female vice president-elect.