Cleveland parade celebrates NBA title

Published 5:26 PM ET, Wed June 22, 2016
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Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James stands in the back of a Rolls Royce as it makes its way through a victory parade in downtown Cleveland on Wednesday, June 22. The Cavaliers won their first NBA title on Sunday. Gene J. Puskar/AP
Fans gather to watch the parade in Cleveland. The city hadn't won a major sports title since 1964. See other championship droughts Tom Withers/AP
Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving stands on the roof of a pickup truck to greet fans before the start of the parade. Gene J. Puskar/AP
Fans cheer for the start of the parade. Tony Dejak/AP
Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith says hello to fans. Gene J. Puskar/AP
Cavaliers forward Kevin Love holds a pro-wrestling title belt during the parade. Jason Miller/Getty Images
Team owner Dan Gilbert tosses beads into the crowd. Gene J. Puskar/AP
The championship trophy is driven through the parade. Jason Miller/Getty Images