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Tue. July 15, 2014 Subscribe 
News: James' hometown is planning a big party for his homecoming. Akron city spokeswoman Stephanie York says details of the event are still in the works - but it will be big. Impact: The city is working with the LeBron James Family Foundation to coordinate the homecoming event. York says the date will be determined by the NBA star's schedule.(STATS, 10:57am)
Sat. July 12, 2014
News: James has signed a two-year, $42.1 million contract with the Cavaliers. Impact: The contract includes an option for James to become a free agent next summer, but it is strictly "a business deal," according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday on condition of anonymity because the team has not commented about the agreement. (STATS, 6:22pm)
Sat. July 12, 2014
News: James officially signed with the Cavaliers for two years and $42.1 million, ESPN's Brian Windhorst reports. Impact: While James' deal includes a player option that allows him to opt out after the 2014-15 season, the report indicates James is fully committed to staying with Cleveland long-term. The reason for the shorter deal is the anticipated jump in salary in 2016, as well as the uncertainty surrounding the current CBA. All signs at this point suggest James will exercise his option next summer and sign a new deal before the 2016-17 season.(RotoWire, )
Fri. July 11, 2014
News: LeBron James told Sports Illustrated Friday that he's decided to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. It's a move that would have seemed unfathomable four years ago, after the venomous fallout that followed his decision to leave Cleveland for the Miami Heat. Impact: James told SI in a first-person story: "My relationship with Northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball. I didn't realize that four years ago. I do now." He spent his first seven NBA seasons in Cleveland. In four years with the Heat, he went to the NBA Finals four times, winning two championships. And now heads back to Cleveland to see if he can finally deliver on his promise of winning a crown for that title-starved city. (STATS, 1:42pm)
Fri. July 11, 2014
News: James announced Friday that he will sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Sports Illustrated reports. Impact: The circus is finally over. After weeks of speculation, James ended the media frenzy Friday morning, announcing his decision via an essay on SI.com. His presence leaves the Heat scrambling, while simultaneously vaulting the Cavaliers into title contention. James will team with recently extended Kyrie Irving, rookie Andrew Wiggins and a number of young pieces to form what will likely be the team to beat in the Eastern Conference. While contract details have not been released, James will likely sign a multi-year, maximum contract.(RotoWire, )
Thu. July 10, 2014
News: The three-team trade that gave the Cavaliers salary cap space to possibly land James is official. Impact: The Cavs and Boston Celtics confirmed the deal on Thursday when the NBA moratorium on signings ended. The deal, first reported on Wednesday, is designed to give the Cavs enough room under the salary cap to offer James, the four-time league MVP, a maximum contract ($20.7 million). (STATS, 10:22am)
Wed. July 9, 2014
News: A person familiar with the deals says the Cavaliers have agreed to trade guard Jarrett Jack, swingman Sergey Karasev and center Tyler Zeller, moves that can help their pursuit of LeBron James by clearing salary cap space. A person familiar with the deals says the Cavaliers have agreed to trade guard Jarrett Jack, swingman Sergey Karasev and center Tyler Zeller, moves that can help their pursuit of LeBron James by clearing salary cap space. Impact: The deals would give the Cavs enough salary-cap room to offer superstar free agent James a maximum contract. James is expected to meet with Miami president Pat Riley before making a decision about his NBA future.(STATS, 10:25am)
Tue. July 8, 2014
News: James held meetings for more than three hours in a Las Vegas hotel Tuesday, leaving without giving any indication of what team he'll play for next season. Impact: The four-time MVP told The Associated Press he had "no complaints" when asked how free agency was going. He declined to say who he had met with on Tuesday or whether he had made a decision of where he'll play next. James is expected to meet with Miami Heat President Pat Riley before making a final decision on his NBA future.(STATS, 4:09pm)
LeBron James
2013-14 Season
Ht: 6' 8"  Wt: 250  Age: 29
Born: 12/30/1984, Akron, Ohio
College: None
Drafted: 2003 - Rd 1
(1st overall by the Cavaliers)
Injury Status
No Current Injury