Brown hire doesn't rule out LeBron

Why James could still return to Cleveland in 2014, plus more league buzz

Updated: April 25, 2013, 2:20 PM ET
By Chris Broussard | ESPN Insider

LeBron James and Mike BrownDavid Dow/NBAE/Getty ImagesCould LeBron James and Mike Brown reunite in Cleveland in 2014?

If you're a Cleveland Cavaliers fan and you're thinking the rehiring of Mike Brown means LeBron James is returning in 2014, slow down.

If you're a Cavaliers fan and you're thinking Brown's rehiring means a reunion with James is no longer possible, relax.

Here's the deal: Brown's presence in Cleveland is not going to deter James from returning, if indeed he decides he wants to go back to the Cavs.

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