LeBron James finally brought a championship to Cleveland, and he is sticking around to defend it after announcing on Thursday he’ll be signing acontract to remains with the Cavaliers:
Brian Windhorst of ESPN reported James is signing a three-year, $100 million deal.
James declined his player option to become an unrestricted free agent for the third consecutive year, but there was little concern he would leave the Cavs.
During the team’s championship parade, LeBron expressed his desire to continue building upon the title-winning foundation he helped lay in Cleveland, according to ESPN.com: “I love it here in Cleveland. I have no intentions of leaving. There are some technicalities to take care of I’ll leave up to my agent. That’s right from the horse’s mouth.”