Cavaliers return to Cleveland after NBA Finals

CLEVELAND-- The Eastern Conference Champion Cavaliers returned to Cleveland on Tuesday.

The Cavs lost Game 5 of the NBA Finals to the Warriors Monday night, 129-120. The resulted in Golden State's second NBA title in three years.

The team's plane landed at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday. A few dozen fans were also there to welcome the Cavs home.

"I've always told myself, if you feel like you put in the work and you leave it out on the floor, then you can always push forward and not look backwards," LeBron James told reporters after the game.

James, who has the most triple-doubles in NBA Finals at eight, said the Cavaliers struggled to stay healthy throughout the season, which was a setback come playoffs.

"It would have been great to see us at a full unit throughout the whole season so we can continue to build and build the camaraderie and build the chemistry out on the floor so you don't have to wait until April to see what you're capable of doing," LeBron said.

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