“I’m Coming Home.” Those are the three words
Home for James actually is Akron, Ohio, but it’s about a 40-minute drive to Cleveland, the city he called home for the first seven years of his
Who can blame a man for wanting to go back home?
"I feel my calling here goes above basketball," he wrote for SI.com. "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."
And James returns home a two-time NBA champion. He returns home older and wiser.
He returns home to Cleveland with long-shot hopes that he can bring the city its first professional championship since 1964.
"I'm not promising a championship, I know how hard that is to deliver, we're not ready right now, no way," James wrote. "But I get a thrill out of bringing a group together and helping them reach a place they didn't know they could go."
LeBron James' heart belongs to Cleveland, where it apparently always has been and where it apparently always will be.