Sherwin Williams officials say Lebron James banner will come down

Posted at 10:20 AM, Jun 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-22 12:20:22-04

Clarification: This story initially reported that the Republican National Convention played a role in the decision to remove the LeBron James banner. The RNC does not have any say on the signage of the Sherwin Williams building.

LeBron James' classic sign in downtown Cleveland got a new addition after Sunday's NBA championship victory, but will the sign still come down for the RNC?

On Monday, Sherwin Williams, stated that it will be coming down.

For now, King James head is crowned with the Champions title, leading off with a wine and gold Cavs "C." The new addition comes via a laser that projects onto the canvas.

Officials said a red, white, and blue proclamation was made for the spot on the Sherwin Williams headquarters where LeBron now stands, arms up, over the city. Early Monday it was unclear whether the Cavs sign would stay since Cleveland won the NBA championship with James chosen as MVP.
Hopeful speculation was out that it might stay if enough RNC-goers want their picture with the king.
But later in the day, Sherwin Williams confirmed that LeBron is coming down for the RNC. But it said the banner is going to stay up for the time being so that fans could see it with the words "Champions" added.