Video: Cleveland gave LeBron James a hell of a welcome home last night 7 years ago

Video: Cleveland gave LeBron James a hell of a welcome home last night

The moment everyone in the NBA was waiting for...

There's been incredible promos with Beats featuring Hozier and a stunning Nike ad but LeBron James finally pulled on the Cleveland Cavaliers jersey again last night as they took on the New York Knicks in the NBA.

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It wasn't the fairytale return LeBron hoped for as the Knicks inspired by 25-point Carmelo Anthony won the game by 95-90.

The atmosphere at the Quicken Loans Arena at the start of the match was incredible and here's the moment LeBron performed his pre-game ritual of throwing chalk dust in the air. It went down well as you can imagine.

Have a look at this slow motion footage of LeBron's first basket back with Cleveland below.

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