I will try to find out who lebron james dad is. Though james spent years being angry with his dad as he explains an empathetic nature has been central accepting what happened to him and using it to be a better dad himself.
While his mother gloria james is a very visible force in his life his father anthony mcclelland remains a bit of a mystery.
What happened to lebron james dad. Today i will be putting on my secret agent skills to work. Anthony mcclelland lebron james dad when lebron was younger his father was in and out of jail for theft and arson. Lavar ball has no problems with lebron james so he said on fox sports radio on thursday the outspoken father of three projected nba players ucla s lonzo ball and high schoolers liangelo and.
Espn reported gloria and anthony s relationship was casual and. Mcclelland allegedly turned to a life of. Lebron james biological father has been a topic of discussion over the years.
Him and gloria were never in a relationship and he abandoned her after finding out that she was pregnant. James enjoyed the championship celebration with his three children but made no mention of his. He has not openly talked about his father that much but research and speculat.
Lebron s mom gloria james was only 16 when lebron was born. Lebron james won his third nba title on father s day 2016 but there was no mention of his father. James dad anthony mcclelland pictured left was reportedly just a casual sex partner who didn t bother hanging around to help gloria raise their son.
Espn the magazine identified lebron s father as anthony mcclelland in a 2002 article published before lebron started his nba career.