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LeBron James Has Growth Removed from his Mouth

Brandon Ribak@reebokforthreeSenior Writer IJune 3, 2009

ORLANDO, FL - MAY 30:  LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers watches his shot against the Orlando Magic in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2009 Playoffs at Amway Arena on May 30, 2009 in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

At the Cleveland Clinic, LeBron James underwent surgery to remove a benign growth in his mouth.

The surgery lasted five hours and it is reported that the procedure was a success and James is expected to make a full recovery.

James has known about this health issue for a matter of months, but obviously kept it to his family and himself until the season ended.

It is good to hear that James's surgery went well and that it will not get in the way of any offseason training.

After losing to the Orlando Magic during the Eastern Conference Finals, you can expect the King to come out next season with nothing but vengeance in his eyes and heart.

If the Cavaliers can somehow sign or trade for a big man in the low post, James and Cleveland could be looking at making the NBA Finals for the second time in his career.

Good luck to James next season and I wish all the best to him.

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