LeBron James relates to Brett Favre

Updated: December 6, 2010, 11:40 PM ET
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE -- LeBron James believes the Cleveland Cavaliers can learn a lesson from the Green Bay Packers.

The Heat forward was asked before Miami played the Bucks on Monday night if he could relate to Brett Favre's bitter departure from Wisconsin three seasons ago.

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"Brett [had] great years here in Green Bay, and any time a great competitor like that leaves, no one wants to see that, but they've done a great job of regrouping with Aaron Rodgers and I believe that Cleveland will do the same," James said.

Favre was traded to the New York Jets in 2008 after the Packers' franchise grew tired of the three-time NFL MVP's offseason indecision. James left Cleveland for Miami as a free agent this offseason in a one-hour TV special dubbed "The Decision."

James scored 38 points in a 118-90 win in his first game back in Cleveland on Thursday night despite intense scrutiny in the days leading up to the game and a rowdy crowd.


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