In shocking NBA news, basketball superstar LeBron James has announced he’ll be playing ball in Cleveland once again next season. After a successful stint in Miami that resulted in two championships, apparently home is where the heart still is.
The four-time NBA MVP told Sports Illustrated that his decision to return home goes beyond basketball saying:
I have a responsibility to lead, in more ways than one, and I take that very seriously. My presence can make a difference in Miami, but I think it can mean more where I’m from. I want kids in Northeast Ohio, like the hundreds of Akron third-graders I sponsor through my foundation, to realize that there’s no better place to grow up. Maybe some of them will come home after college and start a family or open a business. That would make me smile. Our community, which has struggled so much, needs all the talent it can get.
In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given. Everything is earned. You work for what you have.
I’m ready to accept the challenge. I’m coming home.
The news from King James has lit up the Twitter world with excitement.
Do you think LeBron will win a championship one day for Cleveland too?