A lesson in mending relationships

LeBron James' return to Cleveland an act of forgiveness we rarely see in sports

Updated: July 16, 2014, 4:35 PM ET
By Scoop Jackson | ESPN.com

During the news conference after Game 4 of the NBA Finals, LeBron James said that he didn't soul-search. That's a lie.

In order for LeBron to do what he did and return to his roots -- and play for an owner who publicly called him " cowardly," "narcissistic," "a self-titled former 'King' " in his response to LeBron's public act of leaving -- there had to be some soul-searching involved. Something of this magnitude cannot be done without it.

When Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert ...

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