CLEVELAND -- So how did Lee Jenkins and Sports Illustrated break this story Friday?

Jenkins is the senior basketball writer at SI who wrote LeBron's Sportsman of the Year article. He formed a relationship with James and his camp.

The story of the big announcement was designed to be kept quiet and was a collaborative effort.

WKYC's Dave Chudowsky spoke with Jenkins less than twelve hours after news of James' return to Cleveland broke.

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