LeBron James, widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time, continues to dominate the NBA with his sheer athleticism and unparalleled skillset. The 4-time NBA champion and 4-time MVP has consistently proven himself to be a force to be reckoned with on both ends of the court, excelling as a scorer, playmaker, and defender. But it’s not just his on-court abilities that make James a standout athlete – it’s his leadership, work ethic, and unwavering dedication to his craft that have earned him the respect and admiration of fans and peers alike.
LeBron James’ name is making headlines again. However, this time it has nothing to do with basketball. The 4-time NBA Champion is accused of taking PEDs by a former UFC fighter.
Chael Sonnen, who was busted for using PEDs during his tenure with the UFC, went on the Flagrant podcast and claimed that King James uses “EPO.” He even claimed to have the same drug guy as James.
“If the world understood what LeBron did, like other basketball players will hear what Lebron does and go, ‘Oh, but that doesn’t matter.’ If you knew what these performance enhancers did, then you would know why it does matter,”
“We have the same drug guy, I know exactly what he’s doing. EPO matters, it’s the reason LeBron takes it. It matters. EPO increases your red blood cells, which gives you endurance so you can play all game long. You can shoot in the fourth quarter just like you shot in the first quarter. It is the king of performance enhancers.”
This isn’t the first time that Sonnen is accusing a fellow athlete of using PEDs. He accused Jon Jones of using PEDs during their UFC 159 bout in 2013.
“I had more juice than Tropicana and he pushed me around like a Mack truck versus a Volvo. As soon as we locked up with each other, as he’s pushing me backward before he comes with his big spinning elbow, I remember thinking, ‘I know your secret because I got the same one.”
As of writing this article, LeBron James hasn’t responded to these allegations. However, King James will probably deny the accusations regardless of whether they are true or not. Stay tuned to Thirsty For News as we bring you similar stories.
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