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Workers remove the 10-storey banner of the former Cleveland idol in downtown Cleveland on Sunday, July 11, 2010, three days after he announced - during a one-hour TV special - that he would play for the Miami Heat next season. ((Amy Sancetta/Associated Press))

While many will (accurately) point out that the true moment LeBron James went from hero to villain was July 8, 2010, it wasn't just 'The Decision' that helped this change in identity in Cleveland, and around the world.

No, you have to look back on the seven seasons of highs and lows — when James first became Cleveland's favourite son, all the way up to that one-hour TV special that cemented his fall from the city's collective grace to become the most despised man in town.

LeBron, this is your life as a Cavalier.

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