LeBron James says he rides motorcycles … then shifts into reverse

LeBron James appeared in a video with GQ Magazine recently, and something troubling came out of it, at least on the surface.

James said he had a couple of different motorcycles in his possession, and when he was asked what his team thinks about his bikes, he answered the question defiantly.

"Oh, man. They’re like, ‘What are you doing?’ I’m like, ‘What you think I’m doing? I’m getting a breath of fresh air.’ You know? I’ve got one life with this, man. So, that’s what I’m doing.”

Activities like these are specifically prohibited by the league’s collective bargaining agreement, so James admitting to this was obviously going to cause a bit of a stir. So, when reporters asked him to provide some additional details about his motorcycle habit at practice, James backpedaled a bit.

LRMR is the agency and marketing firm founded by James and his associates.

After seeing James utter the words in the video, there’s a certain disbelief of the subsequent denial. But it is understandable, considering the controversy it could potentially cause.

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