LeBron James is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The announcement was made shortly after noon on Friday via Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated in a first-person essay from James. Read James’ complete statement here: http://www.si.com/nba/2014/07/11/lebron-james-cleveland-cavaliers. “My relationship with Northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball. I didn’t realize that four years ago. I do now,” James told Jenkins. Sources told ESPN.com’s Chris Broussard that it is a four-year deal for the maximum of $88 million.