LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers NBA return ends in loss

LeBron James
LeBron James (right) is a two-time Olympic gold medallist

LeBron James' return to NBA with the Cleveland Cavaliersexternal-link ended in a 95-90 defeat against New York Knicks.

James - who moved back to his native Ohio after leaving Miami Heat - finished the game with 17 points but could not prevent an opening day loss.

A four-time NBA Most Valuable Player, he decided to return to Cleveland after becoming a free agent on 1 July.

The 29-year-old forward began his NBA career with the Cavaliers 11 years ago and won two titles while at Miami.

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