The Cleveland Cavaliers are set to host the “Not Ready for Showtime” New York Knicks Thursday — with baseball finally done, and two mediocre NFL teams facing off, it promises to be the most significant sporting event of the night.

LeBron James would argue that it’s much bigger than that.

James is taking his first game back as a member of the Cavs rather seriously, it would seem.

Per the Sun-Sentinel: