Originally written on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 11/18/14
After seeing Kevin Durant tossing around the pigskin in a flag football game on YouTube, LeBron James tweeted to the Oklahoma Thunder forward saying that he would like to face him on the flag football field in his hometown of Akron Ohio with his own team.

According to HLN, James—who's been saying he would like to try out as an NFL tight end and working out with high school players—tweeted the challenge to his friend Durant on Monday saying that he'd "like to invite him to Akron" for a game wearing the Velcro ribbons around their waists.

To which Durant responded," I'm ready.  I've got my team ready to go."



Durant was videotaped playing flag football with a group of Oklahoma State frat boys on Halloween night after he went on Twitter and asked if anyone was doing anything good that night—specifically (and oddly) flag football.

Durant ended up in a game with a group of fraternity players and about 500 fans got wind of it, showed up and plastered it all over YouTube.  The Miami Heat player was one of the thousands who saw Durant tower over the other players and make three interceptions.

NBA players are getting bored waiting for the lock out to end but, if the NBA's star players start playing physical sports like this for fun, the owners might budge a little to save their million dollar investments.

Durant didn't say who was on his "team," but that frat squad may end up being the luckiest flag football team in history.
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