LeBron to leave Cleveland for Miami Heat

LeBron James, the Akron native who thrilled Ohio basketball fans for most of his 25 years, is taking his show on the road.

James announced during a prime-time show on ESPN that he will suit up for the Miami Heat next season. He will join his former Olympic teammates Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, himself a recent Heat free agent recruit, in search of an NBA title.

James completed his seventh NBA season with the Cleveland Cavaliers with a 94-85 playoff loss to the Boston Celtics May 13.

James made the announcement toward the end of the 60-minute telecast.

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