Hilarious Memes Go Viral In Wake Of LeBron James' Move To Cleveland Cavaliers

 @TreyeGreen t.green@ibtimes.com
on July 11 2014 2:37 PM
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LeBron James said he chose to reveal the news in the Sports Illustrated essay because he "want[ed] an opportunity to explain myself uninterrupted." Reuters

After four years with the Miami Heat, LeBron James announced on Friday that he would be returning to Cleveland to play for the Cavaliers, the team that drafted him back in 2003. The news almost broke the Internet, with memes proliferating like wildfire. 

The 29-year-old revealed the much-awaited news in an essay written for Sports Illustrated, saying he was simply ready to return to place he considers home. James was raised in Akron, Ohio, and told SI that his “relationship with northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball.”

Though the decision was celebrated by Cavaliers fans, many Miami supporters took to social media to share their disappointment with the James’ decision.

From illustrations of their broken hearts, to more humorous takes on the likely renewed relationship between James and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, we’ve gathered some of the best memes reacting to James’ announcement on Friday:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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