CLEVELAND, Ohio -- When LeBron James left Cleveland in 2010, Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert wrote that infamous letter about the player's decision.
In it, Gilbert said LeBron deserted the region, and he criticized all the build-up to his announcement that he was headed to the Miami Heat.
The letter has been posted on the Cavaliers' website ever since -- until news over the past week blew up about James possibly coming back to Cleveland. That letter was taken down from the Cavaliers' web site.
ESPN's Chris Broussard reports that sources say James' decision is taking so long, in part, due to that letter.
— Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) July 11, 2014
James arrived in Miami early today after a stay in Las Vegas. While in Vegas, James attended a basketball camp and met with Heat president Pat Riley.
It is believed James wants to announce his future NBA plans before he leaves for the World Cup in Brazil.
He's expected to make that decision on his website.
Until then, several fans and Northeast Ohioans are stopping and gathering outside James' Bath Township home. A police presence is there today, and "no parking" signs are posted along the road.
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