Cleveland's iconic LeBron James banner to get championship upgrade

CLEVELAND -- The famed LeBron James banner displayed at Sherwin-Williams’ global headquarters in downtown Cleveland is being taken down this week to receive a facelift.

Crews are dismantling the current banner from Monday until Wednesday.

The updated banner will be identical to the one featuring LeBron’s outstretched arms with one significant change: A gold Larry O’Brien Championship trophy patch will be added to the back collar of LeBron’s jersey.

The new banner will arrive in Cleveland at 7 a.m. Wednesday where it will be hoisted atop the roof for the night.

Sherwin-Williams will begin installing the updated banner at 8 a.m. Friday with completion expected by 5 p.m.

Banner Facts

  • 10 stories tall
  • 25,000 square feet of material
  • One of the top 10 largest wall banners in the U.S.
  • Weighs 1.3 tons.
  • 10 people will spend 12 hours installing the banner
  • 15 people spent 300 hours creating, manufacturing, transporting and installing the banner

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