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BASKETBALL SUPERSTAR LeBron James has announced that he will re-join Cleveland Cavaliers four years after he left the club.

The forward spent seven years at the Cavaliers from 2003, joining the team straight from high school. James has been playing for Miami Heat where he helped them win two consecutive titles in 2012 and 2013.

Prior to his announcement in Sports Illustrated on July 11 there was much speculation about which team the free agent would play for next.

He said: “My relationship with north-east Ohio is bigger than basketball. I didn’t realize that four years ago. I do now.
I always believed that I’d return to Cleveland and finish my career there.”

The break-up of James' relationship with the Cavaliers and their fans was dramatic; with the 6' 8" player announcing he would be moving to Miami during a live television interview on ESPN. He now admits that he could and should have gone about things in a far less contentious manner.

James stressed that he would not have left Miami for "anywhere except Cleveland" having grown up just 40 miles away from the club.

The four-time MVP winner will join rookie shooting guard, Andrew Wiggins. The 19-year-old was the overall first pick in this years draft, just as James was 11 years ago.

Cleveland fans will hope the mixture of Wiggins' youth and James' experience will help them take the steps needed to propel them towards a long overdue championship win.

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