The city of Cleveland’s last professional sports title was in 1964, when the Cleveland Browns won the NFL Championship, now called the Super Bowl.

Back when he played for the Browns as a fullback in his nine year career, Brown left the sport of football having set numerous NFL records at the time. in 2002, Jim Brown was named the greatest pro football player ever and is even considered one of the best athletes of all time. Being a born-and-raised Ohioan, Cavaliers forward LeBron James knows all too well the greatness of Brown.

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Before Game 3 of the NBA Finals held in Cleveland, LeBron James looked more focused than ever, and when he spotted the all-time great sitting courtside, it wasn’t just an ordinary fan to him.

Brown was witness to the Cleveland Cavaliers’ first ever NBA Finals home victory. On Thursday night, the Cavs will try to take a 3-1 in Game 4 series lead going into Oakland later in the weekend.