LeBron James is biggest name yet to avoid Trump hotels

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When the Cleveland Cavaliers head to New York City to play the New York Knicks on Wednesday, some of the team’s players, including its biggest star, will reportedly be bypassing the team’s usual Trump-owned hotel. 

While the Cavs have a contract with Trump’s SoHo hotel, LeBron James is among a group of players who have been granted permission to stay elsewhere on the team’s trip, according to ESPN

The team confirmed to the Los Angeles Times that alternate arrangements have been made for those players.

Mashable has reached out to both the Cavaliers and James’ management for comment. Read more…

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NFL Dance Party: This LeBron James impression is the week’s best celebration

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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. scored a pair of touchdowns in Sunday’s win at Cleveland. Naturally, he channeled one of the city’s biggest stars — LeBron James — while celebrating one of those touchdowns.

The best part? He actually busted out the James impression twice. 

Beckham returned a punt for a touchdown in the fourth quarter — displaying James’ classic chalk toss and “The Silencer” — but the score was called back after a holding penalty. So when Beckham found the endzone again later in the quarter, he made sure the James celebration received its due diligence.  Read more…

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