The Economic Impact Of Lebron

The city of Cleveland was celebrating last week as Lebron James announced he was returning to Cleveland after four years with the Miami Heat.(Photo: Flickr)
The city of Cleveland was celebrating last week as Lebron James announced he was returning to Cleveland after four years with the Miami Heat.(Photo: Flickr)

Lebron James’ return to Cleveland is great news for basketball fans there.

It’s also good news for the local economy.

The Cuyahoga County executive says the economic impact of having James back in Cleveland should be tens of millions of dollars.

For WOSU’s sports podcast After the Score, Steve Brown and Thomas Bradley spoke with Bloomberg reporter Mark Niquette.

Click the play button above to hear their conversation.

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