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Fans Are Emotional After The Cleveland Cavaliers' Historic Win

The Cavs brought home the NBA Championship, winning a nail-biting Game 7 on Sunday.

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The Cleveland Cavaliers became the NBA champions for the first time in franchise history on Sunday, and everyone was totally overwhelmed.

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Fans across the country — and especially in Cleveland — celebrated the win with LeBron James.

LET EM KNOW BABY! #CavsNation #Cavs #Warriors #NBAFinals

The victory came after a nail-biting Game 7 against the Golden State Warriors, with James taking a hard fall in block during the final moments.

It was the first Cleveland championship in a drought dating back to 1964.

This Clevelander is proud to say...FINALLY...CAVS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Back in Cleveland, fans went wild as the clock ran out.

The win was especially poignant for northeast Ohio residents, who welcomed James home to the team in 2014.

A RING FROM THE KING FOR THE LAND! #ALLin216 @OhioStAthletics @cavs @CavsMoondog

Cleveland's Terminal Tower lit up.

A tweet referenced James' letter to Cleveland in 2014.

"In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given," James said at the time, explaining his willingness to work with the Cavaliers toward a championship. "Everything is earned. You work for what you have."

It was a win for everyone from Cleveland.

Unless you are from Cleveland, Ohio, you truly don't understand how much this win means for the city.

each & every Clevelander deserves their own #championship ring, tbh. you'll never find a more dedicated & proud group than @cavs fans.

Idgaf about sports, but sitting next to my Cavs fan dad in NE Ohio tonight was pretty great.

Curse isn't just broken. Curse is OBLITERATED!!! @cavs @Indians @Browns Thanks LeBron!!

I can hear downtown from my porch in Tremont. 50 + years of pent up revelry going on!! #Cavs


Crying... OMG crying w excitement in downtown CLE right now. Best. Day. Ever. #Believeland


Poppin champagne CUZ WE WON a championship game #NBAChampions