CLEVELAND -- Justin Timberlake isn't scheduled to take over Quicken Loans Arena until Saturday.

But sexy is already back in Cleveland.

One day prior to hosting what will be the first of his two concerts in Cleveland this year, Timberlake opted to take in a Cavaliers game. The international pop star could be spotted sitting courtside for the Cavs' matchup with the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night, where he was met with a loud ovation from the fans upon being introduced on the scoreboard following the first timeout.

A huge sports fan and minority owner of the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies, Timberlake has found a recent kinship with Cavs superstar LeBron James. At a concert earlier this month, the former NSYNC lead man wore a rare pair of James' Nike LeBron 15 sneakers, which the four-time MVP proceded to brag about on Instagram.

Prior to taking the court for warmups on Friday night, James -- who is on the verge of surpassing Michael Jordan for the most consecutive games of having scored at least 10 points with 867 -- could be spotted dancing in the hallway outside of the Cavs' locker room.

Perhaps James simply couldn't stop that feeling.

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