LeBron to play in Cavs' opener against Celtics

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Cavaliers forward LeBron James is going to play in Cleveland's season opener against the Boston Celtics.

Head coach Tyronn Lue announced prior to Tuesday's game that the team's best player would be in the starting lineup.

James sprained his ankle on September 27 and was held to one preseason game because of the injury.

He was listed as questionable prior to the start of the game.