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LeBron James organizing September workouts for Cavaliers in Los Angeles

2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers Airport Arrival

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 20: Kyrie Irving #2, LeBron James #23, Tristan Thompson #13, Kevin Love #0 and J.R. Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers return to Cleveland after wining the NBA Championships on June 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

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LeBron James has done it before, he knows what it takes to win back-to-back NBA titles.

He knows it means you have to come to camp focused and ready for business, not just to take a victory tour. He’s going to be giving that message to his Cavaliers teammates in Los Angeles next month, reports Joe Vardon of

LeBron James will host his annual pre-training camp workouts for his Cavaliers teammates in Los Angeles in September, multiple sources told

Since James returned to Cleveland in 2014, he’s gathered the Cavs to prepare for the upcoming season with a series of informal workouts that typically start around Labor Day.

LeBron has organized similar preseason workouts for years, both when he was with the Heat and with the Cavaliers. Doing it in Los Angeles makes sense — many Cavaliers players (and other teams) are in Los Angeles during the summer. The Clippers practice facility is home to some of the best pick-up summer games in the nation.

The Cavaliers open camp officially on Sept. 27, and they will enter the season like they did the last one — the clear favorites and best team in the East. However, their real competition for a title will come from the West. That is what they need to be working toward.