Knicks spoil LeBron’s return to Cleveland

Cleveland, OH ( – LeBron James is home.

It doesn’t matter that he shot only shot 5-of-15 in his first home game in
front of a raucous crowd at Quicken Loans Arena in four years, or that he
turned the ball over eight times, or even that his Cavaliers lost.

What matters, is that he’s home.

Carmelo Anthony spoiled James’ homecoming, scoring 25 points to lead the New
York Knicks past Cleveland on Thursday, 95-90.

James’ long anticipated return to Cleveland didn’t go quite according to plan,
but there are 81 more regular season games to go for the new-look Cavs to sort
things out. Kevin Love, acquired in a blockbuster deal from the Timberwolves,
had 19 points and 14 rebounds in his first action in a Cleveland uniform,
while returning star Kyrie Irving led the way with 22 points and seven

The four-time MVP James famously left his hometown for the Miami Heat
following the 2009-10 season. He led Miami to four straight championship
appearances, winning two, before signing with Cleveland this offseason.

James finished with 17 points, five rebounds and four assists in the setback.