Cleveland (WOIO) - LeBron James said Thursday afternoon he would be open to playing for the Cavaliers again.
"I think it would be great,'' James said after the Miami Heat shootaround at The Q. "It would be fun to play in front of these fans again.
"I had a lot fun times in my seven years here. You can't predict the future, and hopefully I continue to stay healthy. I'm here as a Miami Heat player, and I'm happy where I am now, but I don't rule that out in no sense. If I decide to come back, hopefully the fans will accept me."
James also admitted the way he left the Cavaliers, announcing his decision in a television special, was not the best idea.
Moments after James said he was "taking his talents to South Beach," Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert blasted LeBron in an email to fans.
James was asked if he has talked to Gilbert since and tried to patch things up.
"I don't have any hard feelings,'' James said. "He said what he said and I've moved on. But there's been no attempt to patch things up .... I don't hold grudges. I hold them a little bit, but I don't hold them that long.
"He said what he said out of anger and he would probably want to take that back. But I made a mistake, too, and there are some things I would want to take back as well. You make mistakes and move on."
The Heat are in town to play the Cavaliers on Friday night.