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AKRON, Ohio — The city of Akron in collaboration with the LeBron James Family Foundation will host a celebration for LeBron James Thursday evening.

According to a release, the celebration will take place at Lock 3. Gates will open at 7 p.m.

The release states that James and his students from the Wheels for Education and IPromise Network will be featured at the event.

Additional details like the program line-up and street closures have not yet been announced. Admission to the event, as well as parking downtown, will be free.

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The Cavaliers returned home Monday morning after taking the title in Oakland Sunday, defeating the Warriors 93-89.

LeBron James, an Akron native, stepped off a plane near the IX Center, holding up the Larry O’Brien Trophy as more than 10,000 fans came out to welcome the team in Cleveland.


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