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CLEVELAND - LeBron James has returned home and his first game as once again a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers is set for tonight, at home versus the New York Knicks. You can watch the homecoming on TSN2 beginning at 8pm et/5pm pt. James came back to his hometown in the offseason. After four seasons, two championships and four trips to the NBA Finals with the Miami Heat, James returned to his roots in Cleveland. He proclaimed it wouldnt be as easy as it was in South Beach, nor would it happen as quickly. (James Heat made the Finals his first season and won a title in their second.) James decided to return to Cleveland, where he spent his first seven seasons. While in Ohio, James guided the Cavs to an NBA Finals loss and won back-to- back MVP awards. In a thoughtful essay penned for Si.com, James admitted part of the allure in coming home dealt with bringing a championship to Cleveland, a city without a major sports title since 1964. However, with the season upon him, James is all business. I am going to be extremely excited and happy to be back on this floor, acknowledged James. As far as the meaning of it all, the meaning is still the same, its me preparing for a long journey to try and win a championship. Thats my mindset. The Cavs are among the favorites to hoist the trophy at the end of the season. James wasnt their only splashy move in the offseason. The team traded for Kevin Love, the All-Star forward formerly of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Cleveland paid a steep price for Love, who will be a free agent at seasons end. Love is probable Thursday with bruised ribs. The Cavaliers parted with young prospects Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett, the last two No. 1 overall picks in the draft, to get Love. Kyrie Irving is still the point guard after inking a max contract extension. David Blatt, who made his bones overseas, took over for Mike Brown as head coach and inherited a wonderful situation. He doesnt believe the teams expectations are fair. Anybody talking about us winning it all, theyre being unfair to those great NBA teams that are out there that have either won it or been there to win it, Blatt said. And also to us, as a team thats talented but new. We have a lot of work to do before we can start claiming anything before its time. The Knicks made a splash in free agency this summer, re-signing Carmelo Anthony to a max contract. There are no realistic expectations for championship success this season in New York and maybe not even postseason expectations. Against the Eastern Conferences other powerhouse, the Chicago Bulls, the Knicks started their season with a thud on Wednesday night, losing at home, 104-80. Anthony led Knicks scorers with 14 points, followed by 12 from Amare Stoudemire. No other New York player managed double figures, although all 13 who saw action Wednesday night scored. We will get better. I believe that, Anthony said. The Knicks were without starting point guard Jose Calderon, who missed the game with a strained right calf. His availability for Thursday is unknown since he was a very late scratch on Wednesday. Derek Fishers head-coaching debut was a rocky one as the team struggled within the confines of the triangle offense, made famous by Phil Jackson, the man in charge of basketball operations for the Knicks. The team shot 36.5 percent from the field and 17.6 percent from long range. The squads split last seasons four matchups, but the Knicks have won three of their last four at Quicken Loans Arena. Cheap Ray Ban Sunglasses Online . -- Desperate to stop Tom Bradys latest comeback bid, the Miami Dolphins sought help from a reserve safety making his NFL debut after being signed Tuesday off the San Francisco 49ers practice squad. Cheap Ray Ban Sunglasses Free Shipping . 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And the lift he brought, combined with the expected playoff showings from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, have the Heat off and running in these playoffs.ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Nigeria beat Mexico 3-0 in the Under-17 World Cup final on Friday to win the tournament for a record fourth time. Nigeria went ahead in the ninth minute through Erick Aguirres own goal before Kelechi Iheanacho doubled the lead in the 56th. Nigeria captain Musa Muhammed scored from a free kick in the 81st minute to complete the victory as the country surpassed Brazils three titles at the U17 level. In what was a rematch of Nigerias 6-1 win in the opening Group F match, Mexico had the better chances early. Alejandro Diazs close-range effort was just wide of the target and minutes later Nigeria goalkeeper Dele Alampasu tipped Ivan Ochoas header over the bar. However, Nigeria then went on a counterattack and Musa Yahahas shot deflected off Aguirre and past Mexico goalkeeper Raul Gudino. The remainder of the opening half was played at a frenetic pace and saw both sides squander opportunities. Alampasu made another good save in the 30th minute from Ulises Jaimes header after a lovely ball from Mexico captain Ulises Rivas. For Nigeria, Awoniyis strike hit the side of the net in the 37th minute, while Yahahas long-rangge effort struck the crossbar just before halftime.dddddddddddd. Both teams threatened in the opening stages of the second half, and Nigeria doubled its lead when Iheanacho took advantage of Gudinos poor attempt to clear the ball. Mexico continued to attack and could have scored when Aguirre found Ochoa in space. But his header from right in front of goal was wide of the target. The West Africans sealed the victory when Muhammed curled a free kick from the edge of the penalty box over the wall and past the outstretched arms of Gudino in the 81st minute. Earlier, Sweden clinched third place after beating Argentina 4-1, thanks to Valmir Berishas hat trick. Carlos Strandberg also scored for Sweden, while Lucio Campagnucci found the net for Argentina. "Theres a lot of feelings right now, Sweden coach Roland Larsson said. "This is my last game with this team, so this is the perfect present for me. "This is a sensation for Swedish football; no one would believe we could do this." Iheanacho was crowned Golden Ball winner for best player, while Swedens Berisha earned the Golden Shoe award for most goals with seven. China NFL Jerseys Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys NFL Jerseys Cheap Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap Basketball Jerseys Online Stitched Hockey Jerseys Wholesale Baseball Jerseys Football Jerseys Outlet College Jerseys For Sale Cheap MLB Jerseys Wholesale Soccer Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys For Sale Wholesale NFL Jerseys ' ' '

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