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Lebron James announced Friday his decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers after a four-year absence.

Eastern Conference's LeBron James, of the Cleveland Cavaliers, attempts a dunk during the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, in Phoenix. The Western Conference won 146-119. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Eastern Conference's LeBron James, of the Cleveland Cavaliers, attempts a dunk during the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, in Phoenix. The Western Conference won 146-119. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)


Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James holds up a finger after making a 3-point shot against the Philadelphia 76ers during the third quarter Friday, Dec. 19, 2003, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James holds up a finger after making a 3-point shot against the Philadelphia 76ers during the third quarter Friday, Dec. 19, 2003, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)


Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James dunks against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James dunks against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)


Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James celebrates during Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball finals against the Orlando Magic Wednesday, May 20, 2009, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James celebrates during Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference basketball finals against the Orlando Magic Wednesday, May 20, 2009, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)


Cleveland Cavaliers  forward LeBron James (23) blows the powder he tossed in to the air prior to the team's NBA basketball game againswt the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Friday, Feb. 27, 2009.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) blows the powder he tossed in to the air prior to the team's NBA basketball game againswt the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Friday, Feb. 27, 2009. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)


The Progressive Field scoreboard welcomes back LeBron James, during a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Cleveland Indians on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Cleveland. James announced earlier in the day he would return to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers after four years in Miami. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

The Progressive Field scoreboard welcomes back LeBron James, during a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Cleveland Indians on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Cleveland. James announced earlier in the day he would return to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers after four years in Miami. (AP Photo/Mark ...


FILE - In this Dec. 25, 2009 file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James reacts during the second half against the Los Angeles Lakers in an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. James told Sports Illustrated on Friday, July 11, 2014, he is leaving the Miami Heat to go back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. (AP Photo/Lori Shepler, File)

FILE - In this Dec. 25, 2009 file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James reacts during the second half against the Los Angeles Lakers in an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. James told Sports Illustrated on Friday, July 11, 2014, he is leaving the Miami Heat to go back ...


Graphic designer Alvin Smith holds up a poster in the street outside Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland Friday, July 11, 2014,  heralding the return of NBA basketball star LeBron James. James, who left the Cavaliers four years ago to join the Miami Heat, announced earlier he would return to the Cavaliers. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

Graphic designer Alvin Smith holds up a poster in the street outside Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland Friday, July 11, 2014, heralding the return of NBA basketball star LeBron James. James, who left the Cavaliers four years ago to join the Miami Heat, announced earlier he would return to the ...


A large electronic billboard in Cleveland welcomes back NBA basketball star LeBron James Friday, July 11, 2014, after he announced he would return to the Cleveland Cavaliers after four years with the Miami Heat. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

A large electronic billboard in Cleveland welcomes back NBA basketball star LeBron James Friday, July 11, 2014, after he announced he would return to the Cleveland Cavaliers after four years with the Miami Heat. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)


Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, right, protests a call during the first half against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003. James had only 4 points as the Clippers won the game 90-80. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, right, protests a call during the first half against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003. James had only 4 points as the Clippers won the game 90-80. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)


Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James throws powder into the air duriing an NBA basketball game against the New Jersey Nets on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010 in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James throws powder into the air duriing an NBA basketball game against the New Jersey Nets on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010 in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)


**FILE** Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James goes up for a dunk against the Philadelphia 76ers in this Nov. 15, 2003 file photo, in Cleveland.  Nike, which spent $90 million securing the player's endorsement, hopes to make his footwear the new Air Jordan.  (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

**FILE** Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James goes up for a dunk against the Philadelphia 76ers in this Nov. 15, 2003 file photo, in Cleveland. Nike, which spent $90 million securing the player's endorsement, hopes to make his footwear the new Air Jordan. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)


Miami Heat's LeBron James, right, hugs Cleveland Cavaliers' Anderson Varejao (17), of Brazil, before an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Miami Heat's LeBron James, right, hugs Cleveland Cavaliers' Anderson Varejao (17), of Brazil, before an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)


A man, who did not wish to be identified, spray paints "Thanks LeBron," over a vandalized mural of the Miami Heat players featuring LeBron James, Friday, July 11, 2014, in Miami. James is returning home to Ohio, reversing the decision he made four years ago that led to two NBA titles in Miami and crushed Cleveland Cavalier fans. "I just don't want people disrespecting LeBron," the man said, " He did so much for the city. I've been waiting all day to get off work to do that." (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

A man, who did not wish to be identified, spray paints "Thanks LeBron," over a vandalized mural of the Miami Heat players featuring LeBron James, Friday, July 11, 2014, in Miami. James is returning home to Ohio, reversing the decision he made four years ago that led to two NBA ...