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CLEVELAND -- LeBron James took one last look over his shoulder at the scoreboard in Oracle Arena just to be sure. New Balance Outlet Online .It was all so surreal, unimaginable.When James eyes saw only zeroes on the clock, he threw his arms around Kevin Love and time seemed to stand still. Game 7 of the NBA Finals was over as was a comeback for the ages. Golden States one-year reign and dream season ended and so did Clevelands 52-year championship drought.James delivered on his personal pledge to bring home a title in June. And although its one he can never duplicate personally or for a fan base that had its heart broken and healed by him, the Cavaliers superstar and his teammates arent resting, getting comfortable or complacent. They want more.Were still pretty much uptight, James said. Were not satisfied with what we did.A three-time champion, and at 31 still the most complete player on the planet, James, who has acknowledged wanting to chase down Michael Jordan and his six league crowns, will again lead a Cleveland team expected to win the Eastern Conference and make a third straight finals trip. There doesnt appear to be much in their way.Clevelands Big 3 -- James, Love and Kyrie Irving -- have finally meshed after two turbulent, strange seasons when the trio of All-Stars were often disconnected. But whatever kept them from uniting seems to be resolved and theyre determined to add to their legacy.The mindset of this team is a lot different than maybe the first couple years, said Love, whose odd relationship with James and Cleveland fans is finally in a good place. From the onset you come in every year and want to compete for a championship, but we feel like we know exactly what we want to get done. I think just from a comfort standpoint its pretty different. We are a ways ahead of where we were the first two years.Thats one of the things often overlooked about the Cavs -- their core is only entering its third year together. And, this is the first one where theyve been at full strength from the start and guided by a coach they adore.Tyronn Lues promotion after David Blatt was fired in January transformed the Cavs. Lue earned their respect by holding all of them -- even James -- accountable and making them understand nothing would be gained without sacrifice.They rallied from a 3-1 deficit to stun the Warriors, and with a title, Lue expects his team to play with more freedom.Once you get the monkey off your back and youre crowned champions, youre at the top of the mountain, I think its a lot easier, said Lue, who on a championship in 2001 with the Lakers. Now you can exhale and play the way youre capable of playing.Now, as the first Cleveland team since 1964 to defend a title, here are some other things to watch with the Cavs:BANNER NIGHT: The Cavs will receive their diamond-studded championship rings before hosting the New York Knicks on Oct. 25. A banner will be unveiled in Quicken Loans Arena on what promises to be an emotional night in the city as the Indians will open the World Series next door at Progressive Field.Its great times for all of us, said James, who has been attending baseball playoff games with his teammates. Not only the people playing, but everyone that lives around the area. They deserve it.BEEN THERE, DONE THAT: James, who has been to six straight finals, knows what it takes win back-to-back championships after doing it in Miami.Dont become complacent, he said. Our GM has put together a great team, our owners have done what they needed to do. For us, its up to us to continue to work our coaching staffs system and just play our game.SWISH ON BOARD: Cleveland was delayed in having all its pieces in place during training camp until last week when shooting guard J.R. Smith signed a four-year, $57 million contract.Smith, who made a franchise record 204 3-pointers last year, spreads the floor for James and hes one of Clevelands best defenders. With his tattoos and carefree spirit, Smith has also become an unlikely fan favorite in Cleveland, a 180-degree turn from his time in New York.GOLDEN DATE: Put another circle around Dec. 25 on your calendar. For the second straight year, the Cavaliers and Warriors will exchange elbows rather than presents on Christmas. This will be their first matchup since last seasons epic Game 7 and first since Kevin Durant took his talents to the Bay Area.NEW FACES: The Cavs let free agents Matthew Dellavedova and Timofey Mozgov go and replaced them with Mike Dunleavy and Chris Birdman Andersen, a pair of proven veterans who blend in and give Lue more depth. Cheap New Balance Shoes From China . Isner, ranked No. 14, won his eighth career singles title and took the title in New Zealand for the second time after his victory in 2010. The match was similar to Isners quarterfinal victory over fifth-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber which went to three sets, all tiebreaks and contained no breaks of serve. New Balance Shoes From China . MLS Commissioner Don Garber and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez also will attend the session, which was announced Monday. The league has discussed placing its next two expansion teams in Miami and Atlanta. . The Cincinnati Reds remain perfect with their speedy rookie outfielder in the starting lineup.Eddie Howe will face the only Premier League manager to have been in a job longer than him on Sunday when Bournemouth welcome Arsenal to Dean Court. Howe has been with Bournemouth since 2012 and is in his second spell as manager of the club, while Arsene Wenger is approaching two decades in charge of the Gunners.I think that is the dream to have longevity in management, said 38-year-old Howe, who was a teenage defender for the Cherries when Wenger succeeded Bruce Rioch in north London in 1996. I dont feel like I have been here a long time, I just feel time goes so quickly and seasons fly by. I dont think it is healthy for the profession that I am up [at the top of the list].I dont think it is a good thing that managers are changing so quickly and then philosophies change but it seems to be the way football is going.Howe believes managers can develop by watching Wenger. Arsene Wenger joined the Gunners from Nagoya Grampus Eight I am full of respect for Arsene, Howe added.The fact that he has been able to stay at such a big club under that scrutiny, to withstand that pressure, to keep producing teams and playing good football, it is incredibly difficult.That is the challenge for every manager but it seems like it is becoming more difficult as time goes on.I think management is getting harder and harder with the microscope really set on people week in, week out, especially at the bigger clubs.I think you can learn a lot just analysing what he has done and how he has done it and there are certain principals - he is very strong to his beliefs and how he believes football should be played. Eddie Howe is not setting any points targets in Bournemouths bid for Premier League survival Howe has been linked with big Premier League clubs and tipped as a potential future England manager after taking Bournemouth to the top flight but the 38-year-old says he has no intention of moving any time soon. New Balance Clearance Sale. He said: The key thing for me, if I was offered another job, would be my relationship here and what Im feeling with this club.Thats always been my way of working and thinking. If Im happy and able to express myself here then Im not the type of person to look over the fence and want to move next door.The way I manage is very long term, I am always thinking of the long-term interests of this football club. When you work that way you cant just say Ive had a better offer, Im going to go.Watch Bournemouth take on Arsenal on Sunday from 1:30pm live on Sky Sports 1 Also See: Sky Live: Bmouth v Arsenal Giroud warns of Afobe Howes warning for Afobe Afobes Arsenal reunion ' ' '