It’s on: LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant in flag football.
Yes, at the very time that NBA players are being asked to sign insurance waivers to work at NBA facilities, the Miami Heat forward is following through on his challenge to Durant with a flag-football game Wednesday night in Akron.
How high are the stakes?
High enough that the game will be streamed live.
“If you ain’t there then, you just ain’t there,” James said in the promotional video.
With Wednesday's game against Kevin Durant's team, football season apparently will be coming to an end for LeBron James. (MCT, file)
Actually, you don’t have to be there, with the stream available at:
As for actual starting time?
It is listed at 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. at various websites linked to James.
For James, it is the conclusion (we think) of a lockout whirlwind courtship of football, ranging from suggestions of NFL tryouts to a courtship by Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll that included a persona...