July 11, 2014

Reaction after LeBron James announced in a statement to Sports Illustrated that he is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Here is a sample:

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''YESSSSSSSS!! Couldn't be happier for my guy (at)KingJames and the (at)cavs (hash)Cleveland.'' - Johnny Manziel, Cleveland Browns quarterback, who signed James' friend Maverick Carter and LRMR to handle some of his marketing.

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''Welcome Home (at)KingJames. I am excited for the fans and people of Cleveland and Ohio. No fans and people deserve a winner more than them.... My 8-year-old: ''Daddy, does this mean I can finally wear my Lebron jersey, again?''...Yes it does, son. Yes it does!'' - Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert.

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''I am shocked & disappointed in today's news. However I will never forget what Lebron brought us for 4 years. Thanks for memories (at)KingJames'' - Heat owner Micky Arison.

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''Welcome back bro. Your city awaits you.'' - Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson.

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''Can't blame a man for wanting to return home to play. Wish nothing but the best to (at)KingJames !!'' - Team USA soccer player Jozy Altidore

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''Thank you to (at)KingJames for giving us 4 great years! Wish you much success back home in Ohio.'' - U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.

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''Had the Heat the entire way. Lebron is a bigger man than me. I would have had a hard time forgiving Gilbert after that letter. Props to Lebron.'' - former tennis great Andy Roddick.

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''I'm happy for (at)KingJames and his family.....as long as THEY are happy.. (hash)livenow.'' - TNT analyst and former Sacramento Kings great Chris Webber.

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''Welcome back to (at)cavs, my friend (at)KingJames. I'm really happy for the city and people of (hash)Cleveland.'' - Cleveland Cavaliers forward Anderson Varejo

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''Sitting in France when I got the news that (at)KingJames is going home to Cleveland. Congrats to LeBron and the Cavs fans!'' - Magic Johnson.

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''What he just did was patriotic in its own way, was couragous. It's going to be one of the most historic things of our generation. I'm glad I got to witness this moment for sure.'' - Rapper Drake, a friend of James.

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