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The Quitness car rests on a street Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, in downtown Cleveland. LeBron James, the NBA superstar, who scorned the Cavaliers this summer when he decided to leave and join the Miami Heat, will return to his home state for the first time as a visiting player on Thursday night in a game that has necessitated extra security measures to prevent trouble. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Photo by: Tony Dejak
The Quitness car rests on a street Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, in downtown Cleveland. LeBron James, the NBA superstar, who scorned the Cavaliers this summer when he decided to leave and join the Miami Heat, will return to his home state for the first time as a visiting player on Thursday night in a game that has necessitated extra security measures to prevent trouble. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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