Cleveland Cavaliers re-sign forward LeBron James


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CLEVELAND – The Cavaliers announced on Friday that LeBron James has officially re-signed with the team.

“LeBron’s re-signing today is a reflection and continuation of his strong, personal commitment to help deliver championships to Northeast Ohio and Cavs fans everywhere,” said General Manager David Griffin. “We share this deep level of commitment with him. His impact upon this team, his community and the game are impossible to overstate and we look forward to continuing on our mission together.”

On Thursday, ESPN reported that James’ deal would be for two years and be worth $46.9 million with the option to opt-out for the second year.

James was one of only three players in the NBA to tally 1,700 points, 500 assists, 400 rebounds and 100 steals during this past season.

He also leads the franchise in points, scoring average, field goals made, three-pointers made, free throws made, assists, steals and minutes played.

The Cavaliers also re-signed Kevin Love, Iman Shumpert and signed Mo Williams.

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