LeBron James Sends “Apologies” to Chiefs After Demolishing Them With Eagles

Published 11/12/2023, 2:10 AM EST

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Beyond his basketball prowess, LeBron James is renowned for his passion and fascination with the NFL. His love for the sport has even led him to consider the possibility of donning an NFL jersey. Furthermore, he has also shared stories of receiving contract offers from the Dallas Cowboys and the Seattle Seahawks during the 2011 NBA lockout. While he continues to excel in basketball, he actively immerses himself in all things NFL; from predicting game outcomes and attending games in person to playing games from the comfort of his couch.

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Even in the midst of the 2023-24 NBA season, James finds time to indulge in Madden NFL 24 on his Xbox. He first showcased his gaming prowess at the start of the NBA season, coinciding with the Lakers’ victory against the Phoenix Suns. Now, after another remarkable achievement against the Texas team, he has excitingly shared a different milestone in the game.

LeBron James apologizes to Chiefs fans after demolition job

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Before tomorrow’s Lakers’ game against the Portland Trail Blazers, LeBron James was unabashedly indulging in his leisure time. As many may rightly assume, his leisure activity of choice was related to football.

The King was immersed in the Madden NFL 24 by EA, thoroughly enjoying himself. While aligning himself with the Philadelphia Eagles, he secured a commanding 67-0 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. In a recent social media post, James shared a snippet, accompanied by the words, “My apologies” to the Chiefs’ fans.

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Fans were sure to hear about the sweet victory. Moreover, given the one-sided nature of the feat and James’ passion for the sport, it was only natural for him to relish every moment of the triumph. As a result, James’ opponent in the game also reverted back to his story.

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James was playing against a fan

Just minutes after LeBron James posted the apology, a fan entered the conversation. As the events unfolded, it became apparent that James was playing against the fans who run @bryce_m_james on Instagram, a fan page dedicated to the James household.

The fan page accepted to be defeated exclusively and claimed to know their place in the hilarious exchange. In response, James shared the fan’s story on his own account and wrote, “You didn’t quit though! I respect that.”

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LeBron James has a collection of stories related to playing Madden. Even during the 2023 New Year, a video clip of James playing the game gained widespread popularity. Furthermore, he was once spotted playing Madden 23 inside SoFi Stadium. Nevertheless, this story stands out as one of the most heartwarming of all.

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Saahil Dhillan

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Saahil Dhillan is an NBA Writer at Essentially Sports. He has been writing articles and blogs for 5 years now, including those for a sports brand that manufactures knee braces, for a Red Bull athlete in 2019 and for a documentary of an Ultra Running Coach in 2021. There’s plenty Saahil can write about why he likes basketball, having followed the NBA for more than 10 years, but he is most keen on picking out various offense/defense strategies, on/off-court decisions, roster changes in crunch time and other underrated key elements that leave an impact on the scoreboard.
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