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LeBron James Writes a Heartfelt Love Letter to Cleveland: "I'm Coming Home"

Jul 11 2014 - 9:59am

LeBron James is headed back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. After 11 days of free agency — and sending basketball fans into a steady panic [1] — LeBron announced his return to the team that made him in a heartfelt essay for Sports Illustrated [2] on Friday. In the article, the NBA superstar explains his decision to head back to Cleveland, saying, "I want an opportunity to explain myself uninterrupted. I don't want anyone thinking: 'He and [Miami Heart coach] Erik Spoelstra didn't get along . . . The Heat couldn't put the right team together.' That's absolutely not true," adding, "What's most important for me is bringing one trophy back to Northeast Ohio." Here are the five most heartwarming quotes from LeBron's love letter to his home state of Ohio:

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