During the first season of his highly anticipated Cleveland homecoming, LeBron James will bring a familiar package with him to the Quicken Loans Arena.
That includes the spectacular dunks, the no-look dishes and, apparently, the chalk toss.
The four-time NBA MVP posted a video to Instagram suggesting that he'll be doing his customary pregame celebration before home games of the 2014-2014 season.
"I swear I can't wait for this moment again!! #TheLand #PowderFillsTheRoom #StriveForGreatness"
James abruptly stopped doing the chalk toss during the 2011 playoffs and took a two-year hiatus before bringing it back last season. Since his first stint in Cleveland, the NBA has cracked down on pregame rituals, leading to some speculation about whether James would continue with the toss.
The 29-year-old James has a keen understanding of what supporters want to see, and that was the reason he gave for bringing back the ritual last season.
"It's just me," James said in October 2013. "I love my fans and they wanted it back. They wanted me to do it, so it's back."
Still, last season James didn't do the powder toss every night, and it was unclear if he would resume the ritual upon his return to northeast Ohio. He appears to have answered that question with his Instagram video.
While the powder toss is perhaps James' most celebrated pregame routine, it certainly isn't the only one he's performed. During his Cleveland days he and his teammates had some pretty intricate pregame rituals, like this one:
Unfortunately, something like this would almost certainly be penalized under the NBA's current regulations.