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LeBron James leaving Cleveland? Akron store selling ‘stay home’ merchandise

LeBron James acknowledges cheers from fans along Huron Road in Cleveland during the team's NBA Championship celebration on June 22, 2016.
LeBron James acknowledges cheers from fans along Huron Road in Cleveland during the team's NBA Championship celebration on June 22, 2016. TNS

If the rumors are correct, LeBron James could be leaving Cleveland.

Again.

A sports memorabilia store in James’ hometown of Akron — located a short drive south of downtown Cleveland — is now selling merchandise which reflects the attitude of many in the region.

T-shirts and baseball caps in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ color scheme say simply: ‘Stay Home.’

The store, located in Akron’s Summit Mall, is selling caps in the Cavs’ wine or gold as well as T-shirts with James’ No. 23.

According to the store All Star sports’ Twitter feed, they have been offering the James merchandise since Thursday.

To order your unofficial LeBron James stuff, click here.

James, 32, spent seven seasons with the Cavaliers before bolting in 2010 for the Miami Heat.

The Heat went to the NBA Finals in all four of James’ years in Miami — with the Heat winning it all in 2012 and ‘13.

James returned to the Cavaliers in 2014 and has led Cleveland to the Finals in each of his past three seasons and was Finals MVP in 2016 when the Cavs snapped Cleveland’s pro championship drought of 52 years.

Rumors have swirled all summer that James is unhappy with Cleveland’s owner and is looking to leave the Cavaliers when his current contract runs out after this coming season.

The Los Angeles Lakers are the presumptive favorite to land James next summer, but the Heat just may have some interest in a reunion.

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