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LeBron James MVP ends speculation, will return to Cavs

LeBron James isn't going anywhere next season as he stays with Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA

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After bringing an NBA championship to Cleveland, just as he promised, LeBron James has confirmed he will stay with the team.

LeBron James play LeBron James at the victory parade for Chavs NBA title (Getty Images )

 

James has a one-year, $24million player's option on the table, which he will in all likelihood decline in order to get an upgraded salary from the team.

LeBron James play LeBron James at the victory parade for Chavs NBA title (Reuters)

 

But the 31-year-old says he has no intention of going anywhere else this offseason, despite speculation this week that he could sign with the Los Angeles Lakers or Miami Heat.

Kryie Iving, LeBron James and JR Smith play Kryie Iving, LeBron James and JR Smith (USA TODAY/Sports )

 

"I love it here. I love being here. I love my team-mates," he told Cleveland.com during the team's Finals-winning victory parade.

Cleveland fans play Cleveland fans at the victory parade (Getty Images )

 

"Obviously my agent will take care of all the logistical things but, I'm happy. I've got no plans to go nowhere at this point."

LeBron James with his sons, daughter play LeBron James with his sons, daughter (AP)

 

James was unanimously voted MVP as the Cavs won a first NBA championship in franchise history by beating the Golden State Warriors in the final match-up of the seven-game series on Sunday.

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