Lebron James Faces Big Decision: The Heat or The Cavaliers?

The basketball star will decide between staying in Miami or returning to Cleveland.
1:46 | 07/10/14

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Okay, Lebron James coming up on a big decision. Will he stay with the Miami heat, return home to the heat and the cavaliers. Both are on edge. Ryan smith has the story. Reporter: Basketball fans on edge after Lebron James passed his expected deadline to say where he's going to play next year. He was expected to announce no it after a meeting with pat Riley in Las Vegas Friday afternoon. Pat Riley tried to convince Lebron James, we will get the right players around you. Reporter: It was reminiscent of four years ago when he announced he would leave the cavaliers for the heat in the much derided special "The decision". This time I'll take my time. Reporter: He told robin Roberts how difficult it was to leave his home state. It was definitely tough because I know the fans wouldn't be able to understand it and me being a loyal guy I can understand where they come from. Reporter: They have him leaping toward returning to Cleveland sparking renewed help from fans. T-shirts with "Forgiven" and cedar point tweeting, they would rename a roller coaster after him. Clevelanders really think they're getting him back, so it would be another huge employee to miss out on him. Reporter: But some speculate he'll stay in Miami where he won two championships before announcing free agency in June, just weeks after the heat lost to the spurs in the NBA finals. He has designs on going to the world cup final so that would lead you to think we are getting nearer to a decision. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Ryan smith, ABC news, New York.

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