Return of the King by Brian Windhorst
LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Greatest Comeback in NBA History

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The inside story of LeBron James's return and ultimate triumph in Cleveland.
What really happened when LeBron James stunned the NBA by leaving a potential dynasty in Miami to come home to play with the Cleveland Cavaliers? How did the Cavs use secret meetings to put together the deal to add star Kevin Love? Who really made the controversial decision to fire coach David Blatt when the team was in first place? Where did the greatest comeback in NBA history truly begin-and end?

RETURN OF THE KING takes you onto the private planes, inside the locker-room conversations, and into the middle of the intense huddles where one of the greatest stories in basketball history took place, resulting in the Cavs winning the 2016 NBA title after trailing the Golden State Warriors three games to one.

You'll hear from all the characters involved: the players, the executives, the agents, and the owners as they reveal stories never before told. Get the background on all the controversies, the rivalries, and the bad blood from two reporters who were there for every day, plot twist, and social media snafu as they take you through the fascinating ride that culminated in a heart-stopping Game Seven.
 

About Brian Windhorst

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Brian Windhorst has covered the NBA for ESPN since 2010. He began covering LeBron James in 1999 and was the daily beat writer on the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Akron Beacon Journal and Cleveland Plain Dealer from 2003 to 2010. He is also the co-author of two books, The Franchise and The Making of an MVP.Dave McMenamin has covered the NBA since the 2005-2006 season, starting his career with NBA.com, where he was the ghostwriter for Gilbert Arenas's groundbreaking blog. Dave has developed the trust of future Hall of Famers Kobe Bryant and LeBron James in his seven seasons as a beat writer for the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers for ESPN.
 
Published April 11, 2017 by Grand Central Publishing. 288 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction
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