Celebs React to Lebron James’ Cleveland Return: Snoop Dogg, Diddy + More
In what was one of the biggest sports stories of the year, Sports Illustrated landed the exclusive report that Lebron James will be leaving the Miami Heat and returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the upcoming 2014-2015 season.
James began his NBA career in Cleveland before leaving in 2010, where he joined the Miami Heat in a controversial move that left many Cleveland fans soured. There, he led the team to four NBA Finals where they won back-to-back championships. After the Heat fell to the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals in June, James announced that he was opting out of his contract with the Heat, and became an unrestricted free agent.
With James’ announcement that he plans on returning and staying with Cleveland until he retires, many basketball fans took to Twitter to post their reactions.
Drinks on me. Congrats Cleveland on Getn the king bac on his throne !! http://t.co/dimHPYAdf5
— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) July 11, 2014
— Diddy (@iamdiddy) July 11, 2014
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) July 11, 2014
— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) July 11, 2014
I don't think I've seen the cavs trending in about 4 years! Congrats!
— Chord Overstreet (@chordoverstreet) July 11, 2014
Had the Heat the entire way.Lebron is a bigger man than me.I would have had a hard time forgiving Gilbert after that letter.Props to Lebron
— andyroddick (@andyroddick) July 11, 2014
Just drove by BK and a grown man was wearing a BK crown. I think he was celebrating @KingJames
— Kris Allen (@KrisAllen) July 11, 2014
what a romantic move back to cleveland lol my daughter already switched sides unbelievable win or loose we knick fans 4ever
— FAT JOE (@fatjoe) July 11, 2014
currently looking for a crib in Cleveland lmao
— Lil Twist #TeamTwist (@LilTwist) July 11, 2014