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LeBron James didn't promise multiple championships at his welcome rally in Akron on Friday, he only said that his "No. 1 goal is to win a championship," with the Cavaliers.

By SI Wire
August 08, 2014

A welcome home rally was held for LeBron James at the University of Akron's football stadium on Friday with more than 25,000 people in attendance.

The 29-year-old didn't promise multiple championships, he only said that his "No. 1 goal is to win a championship here," in Cleveland.

"It'd be the greatest achievement in my life," James added.

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And despite only signing a two-year deal with the Cavaliers, James said he has no plans to test free agency.

"I don't plan on going nowhere," he said before the rally, according to's Brian Windhorst. "I don't have the energy to do it again."

James signed for only two years because the NBA's salary cap is expected to increase in 2016 after the league signs a new TV deal.

"At the end of the day, I'm a business man as well," he said. "I know what is going on in the league."

He also talked some about some on-court topics.

"Even with the veterans we've brought in, even if we're able to acquire Kevin Love two weeks from now, it's still going to be a process," James said. "I know that firsthand. It was a process when I was in Cleveland. It was a process in Miami. It's going to be a challenge."

Here is the video of the entire rally.

- Chris Mascaro

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