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Stay or go, LeBron James has made a new promise to his hometown schoolchildren

No matter what decision LeBron James makes during free agency this summer, he will be in northeast Ohio come the end of July.

In his hometown of Akron - where street signs bear his "King James" moniker, his high school gym is an unofficial shrine to his playing days there and a gigantic poster of him holding the Larry O'Brien Trophy in 2016 is plastered to the side of a building - James will open a public school

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