Newly retired Joe Thomas received a standing ovation during the Cleveland Cavalier's matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks Monday night.
Quick to come to the sidelines was another Cleveland legend, LeBron James who gave Thomas a big bear hug.
A standing ovation from The Q, a bear hug from @KingJames .
A Cleveland @Browns legend forever.
— Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) March 20, 2018
When Thomas announced his retirement , James was quick to show his support for the beloved Browns player who played a total of 11 seasons for the team.
— LeBron James (@KingJames) March 14, 2018
Following his retirement, Thomas expressed his appreciation to fans and the entire team in a full page ad in the Plain Dealer.
"My pride and excitement to be a Cleveland Brown never wavered, no matter what," Thomas said.