Over the NBA offseason there were a lot of changes, but the biggest of all was Lebron James’s return to Cleveland.
Lebron’s first seven years in the NBA were spent with the Cleveland Cavaliers. When his contract was up he decided to go play with the Miami Heat along side all-stars Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh.
While In Miami, Lebron won his first ring, and made it the NBA finals 4 times in a row. After his 4-year contract was up, Lebron made the decision to head back to his hometown.
It was an offseason full of surprises when The Cavaliers traded away the number one overall pick in the draft, Andrew Wiggins, and a few other average players for the double-double king Kevin Love.
With a team that had Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love, and Lebron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers were bound to have a successful season.
The first game of the year came against Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks. The anticipation of Lebron’s arrival back in Cleveland grew so much attention towards Lebron that he did not perform like his normal self. Lebron finished with 17 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists. So far throughout the season, the Cleveland Cavaliers are 5-4. This was not the start they were looking for, and they look to turn it around as the season goes on.
With Lebron’s new transition. there will be even more spectators therefore even more criticism. Although according to Lebron, wins are the only things that matter, and stats come with it.
Lebron’s return to Cleveland was an unexpected one, but he is looking to make the most of it, and continue his record breaking career.