LeBron James Returns to Cleveland, Cleveland Rejoices

The NBA star announces "I'm coming home" to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers once again.
2:09 | 07/12/14

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We all know NBA superstar Lebron James caused an uproar when he traded in his Cavs Jersey for the Miami heat. Tonight, the Cavs sold out season tickets within a matter of hours. So is all forgiven? He may have smooth moves on the court but Lebron James has some awkward maneuvers when it comes to breaking up. This time I'm going to take myself to south beach and join the Miami heat. Reporter: That was four years ago, and his jilted hometown of Cleveland did not take it well. He arrogantly boasted he was leaving to win championships. After four years in Miami, he got two. But after losing in the finals to the San Antonio spurs this year, James decided to opt out of the contract and entertain other offers, leaving the world to ponder where he would end up. Breaking news on sports center. Lebron James is going back to Cleveland. Reporter: Breaking news now. Lebron James is coming home. Today he announced his new decision, spoken quietly in a sports illustrated article. Lebron James saying I always believed I would return to Cleveland and finish my career there. I'm ready to accept the challenge. I'm coming home. In Cleveland, fans rejoiced, welcoming their prodigal son back to the city that raised him. Of course, Miami fans were less happy. For now, it is a homecoming for the king, instagraming this picture to a million likes, most of them coming to Cleveland fans, today those fans and the world learned his new plans. In goal is still to win as many titles as possible, no question, but what is more important to me is bringing one trophy back to northeast Ohio. But can he bring a championship to Cleveland? A city that has been without one for 50 years.

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