Cleveland scores another July coup: LeBron James coming home

Cleveland scores another July coup: LeBron James coming home

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LeBron vs. Wizards' Caron Butler in earlier Cavalier incarnation. (Wikipedia)

CLEVELAND, July 11, 2014—Looks like it’s Cleveland’s lucky week. First, they land the 2016 GOP National Convention.

And now, hometown hero, basketballer LeBron James has mad it official according to several sources: He’s announced headed back to his home state of Ohio to rejoin his original NBA team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, whom he jilted in favor of the Miami Heat in 2010 after a huge pre-move hype build-up.

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In an exclusive appearing today in Sports Illustrated online, the Akron native declared firmly he’s “going home.” His highly anticipated re-decision was due, at least in part, to his free agency after the turn of the current season.

News as it develops.

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Terry Ponick
Biographical Note: Dateline Award-winning music and theater critic for The Connection Newspapers and the Reston-Fairfax Times, Terry was the music critic for the Washington Times print edition (1994-2010) and online Communities (2010-2014). Since 2014, he has been the Business and Entertainment Editor for Communities Digital News (CDN). A former stockbroker and a writer and editor with many interests, he served as editor under contract from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and continues to write on science and business topics. He is a graduate of Georgetown University (BA, MA) and the University of South Carolina where he was awarded a Ph.D. in English and American Literature and co-founded one of the earliest Writing Labs in the country. Twitter: @terryp17