MIAMI (WSVN) - LeBron James is making another return to South Florida when the Cleveland Cavaliers take on the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on Tuesday night.
James spent four seasons with the Heat before going back to where his NBA career began, in Cleveland. The Cavs are bringing along some momentum, coming in on a five-game winning streak and having won eight of their last nine games.
“We had a heck of a run when I was here, you know, my four years here,” said James. “So it would be unhuman if you didn’t have any emotions or any memories come back to you when you walk into an arena where you have so many games, so many battles and so many great memories.”
The Heat are looking to snap a two-game losing streak during what feels like a postseason match-up between both teams.
“We can play against anybody. We match up well,” said Heat player Goran Dragic, “and at least we’re gonna give them a fair fight and a tough seven-game series.”
Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. EST.
Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra and his wife celebrated the birth of their baby boy on Sunday.
The Heat were in Indianapolis Saturday when Spoelstra got the call that the baby was coming and he needed to get home.
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