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LeBron James Crowns Himself The “Greatest Player Of All Time”

King James pinpoints the moment that changed everything. 

LeBron James declared himself the “greatest player of all time,” in a new episode of his ESPN+ series, More Than An Athlete, where he pinpointed the career-shifting moment that earned him the title.

According to King James, the 2016 NBA Championship win with the Cleveland Cavaliers marked a turning point for the Ohio city, and a personal milestone.

“That one right there made me the greatest player of all time ... that's what I felt," James recalled in Sunday’s episode of the series. "I was super, super ecstatic to win one for Cleveland because of the 52-year drought,” James explained of the city's first NBA title. “The first wave of emotion was when everyone saw me crying, like, that was all for 52 years of everything in sports that's gone on in Cleveland. And then after I stopped, I was like -- that one right there made you the greatest player of all time.”

The Cavalier’s came back from a three-game deficit to defeat the Golden State Warriors 93-89, in Game 7. James was named MVP, scoring 27 points in the game.

“Everybody was talking -- [about] how [the Warriors] were the greatest team of all time, like the greatest team ever assembled," he recalled. "And for us to come back — you know, the way we came back in that fashion — I was like, 'You did, you did something special.' That's probably one of the only times in my career I felt like, oh, s**t, like you did something special…That was a moment.”

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ESPN Reportedly Prohibits LaVar Ball From Being An On-Air Guest

According to The Athletic’s Richard Deitsch, ESPN has put a halt on future LaVar Ball appearances. The reported decision follows a controversial comment made by Ball to First Take host Molly Qerim.

“Asked if Ball will be used as an on-air guest, an on-the-record source for digital, or a background source for ESPN, an ESPN spokesperson said, ‘We have no plans moving forward,’” the tweet from Deitsch reads.

Initially, the discussion centered around the Big Baller Brand’s son, Lonzo Ball, and his trade from the Los Angeles Lakers to the New Orleans Pelicans. When Qerim decided to change subjects, or “switch gears” as she said, Ball responded, “You can switch gears with me anytime.” The statement prompted a side-eye from co-host Stephen A. Smith, and a response from Qerim, stating "Let's stay focused here."

Following the network’s reported decision, Qerim told TMZ Sports that she’s “satisfied” with the aftermath and “I appreciate that all the executives had my back.”

There will be no LaVar Ball on any ESPN platform heading forward — at least as of now. Asked if Ball will be used as an on-air guest, an on-the-record source for digital, or a background source for ESPN, an ESPN spokesperson said,"We have no plans moving forward."

— Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) June 19, 2019

LaVar shooting his shot at Molly Qerim during First Take interview? Jalen Rose gonna bust him up lol pic.twitter.com/HeIB9CFIxH

— gifdsports (@gifdsports) June 17, 2019

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O.J. Simpson "Gets Even" On New Twitter Account, Denies Kris Jenner Rumors

The Juice is loose... on Twitter that is. O.J. Simpson just made a Twitter account, and according to the former NFL star and accused murderer, he has a lot of "getting even to do."

"Hey Twitter world, this is yours truly. Coming soon to Twitter, you'll get to read all my thoughts and opinions on just about everything," Simpson said his first Twitter video, entitled "Coming Soon!" "You'll get to read my tweets on just about everything. It should be a lot of fun. I've got a little getting even to do."

O.J. elaborated on his statement in a follow-up video, saying, "for years people have been able to say what they want to say about me, with no accountability."  He added: "But now I get to challenge a lot of that B.S. and set the record straight..."

In his first order of business, the Juice decided to comment on those ongoing rumors about an alleged sexual relationship he had with Kris Jenner. O.J. and Jenner were said to have started an affair while the momager was still married to her first husband, Robert Kardashian.

Coming Soon!!! pic.twitter.com/R1tXOuuLgO

— O.J. Simpson (@TheRealOJ32) June 15, 2019

"Never – and I want to stress never – in any way shape or form had I ever had any interest in Kris, romantically, sexually, and I never got any indication that she had any interest in me," Simpson said. "So all of these stories are just bogus. Bad, you know, tasteless."

He also commented on the rumors that he is Khloe Kardashian's biological father. "Khloe, like all the (Kardashian) girls, I’m very proud of, just like I know Bob would be if he was here. But the simple facts of the matter is she’s not mine," he continued.

Simpson blamed the rumors on Norman Pardo, a guy who "the media love to say is my manager." Despite those reports, however, Simpson asserts that he has "always managed my own affairs." "So, when you see these guys like Norm, and these guys claim that they are my manager, it’s just not true."

If this is how O.J. Simpson is starting his new Twitter account, who knows what he'll talk about next.

Thanks to all my new followers. Love learning how to use Twitter. pic.twitter.com/J4JnN59yKl

— O.J. Simpson (@TheRealOJ32) June 16, 2019

The first thing I want to set straight is this story Pardo (who was not my manger) is talking about all over the media regarding me & @KrisJenner pic.twitter.com/tZ9EJd4qxF

— O.J. Simpson (@TheRealOJ32) June 17, 2019

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Warriors Confirm Klay Thompson Tore His ACL During Game 6

Golden State Warriors player Klay Thompson reportedly tore his ACL during a hard fought game against the Toronto Raptors during Game 6 of the NBA Finals.

"Golden State’s Klay Thompson has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, his agent Greg Lawrence tells ESPN," wrote ESPN's Senior NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter.

This heartbreaking news came a few hours after it was announced that Golden State's Kevin Durant would be out for the 2019-2020 NBA season after injuring his Achilles in Game 5, which required immediate surgery.

Thompson's injury occurred during the third quarter of last night's nail-biter (Jun. 13). With just under three minutes left in the quarter, the shooting guard was fouled by Toronto's Danny Green.

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr reportedly said that Thompson just needed a "two minute rest" after receiving assistance off the court. While clearly injured, he came back and was still able to make both free throws, ultimately finishing the game with 30 points. He reportedly left the Oracle Arena on crutches.

Golden State’s Klay Thompson has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, his agent Greg Lawrence tells ESPN.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 14, 2019

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