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LeBron James given his own locker in Ohio State Buckeyes locker room (pics)


Sure, LeBron James never attended an institute of higher learning, nor did he play college basketball for any school, let alone at THE Ohio State University, that has not prevented the Buckeyes from given the Akron, Ohio, native his very own stall in the basketball team’s locker room.

Ohio State is among the schools, Kentucky and Miami being the others, that wear LeBron-branded Nike gear, so it makes sense, not to mention how King James routinely has professed his love for his home-state school and attended both Buckeyes basketball and football games, but still, his own locker stall?

A pretty cool gesture by Ohio State that surely will leave LeBron flattered, but when Buckeyes head coach Thad Matta was asked if he expected LeBron James to could make a contribution on the court for the team this upcoming season, he joked, “I think he’s going to have to earn his stripes.”


[H/T The Dagger]