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LeBron's Lawyer: Mom Not Scoring with Teammate

5/18/2010 9:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

LeBron James' attorney has fired off a cease and desist email -- finally denying the fast-spreading, and disturbing rumor of a sex scandal involving LeBron's mom and his teammate Delonte West.

TMZ obtained a copy of the email sent to terezowens.com -- the sports blog that first reported on Friday that LeBron's mother Gloria was allegedly sleeping with Delonte.  In the email, Frederick Nance -- attorney for LeBron and Gloria -- says the report is "categorically false and per se defamatory."   Nance adds, "No thinking person could possibly believe such rubbish."

The report -- which also spread as a viral email -- was supposed to explain the Cleveland Cavaliers' playoff loss to the Boston Celtics with this theory: LeBron finds out about Delonte and his mom before game 4 ... Cavs go on to lose games 4, 5, and 6 (and possibly LeBron).

The guys at terezowens tell us, "We think it's a little fishy that they waited almost 4 days to fire this off."  They say they stand by their source, and they're consulting with their lawyers.  The story is still up on their site ... for now.

UPDATE: We also spoke to Keith Estabrook -- a spokesman for the James family -- who told us, "I will not dignify this with a comment."

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No hold on now! LeBron is sweet in basketball the only reson he didnt win or his team make it to the play offs because he couldnt focus right. He wasnt into the game and his team mate ''west'' is in the game playing with him he LeBron James was just mad at him and probley lost the game on purpose to let them no thats he's leaving

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true or not, this is the best story i have ever heard..... i laughed so hard i started crying

1585 days ago


Do we really have nothing else to talk about?!?

1585 days ago

Big Mamma Cornbread    


1585 days ago

Let's Talk Money!    

To:Max in Missouri in The court of Law Kobe was never convicted of anything also it was a civil case not a criminal case the white girl couldnt handle his Penis Size and also anybody can answer this if somebody"rapes" you I'm pretty sure you would want them convicted instead the bitch wanted money so we know about her motives.She also Bragged about his penis size so stay your white wack pale ass in Missouri!

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Lets not forget who we are talking about. First, West...a man who was caught speeding on a bike with loaded GUNS, one of witch was slung over his shoulders. Also has a known mental issues. Second Lebron's Mother Couldn't take care of Lebron when he was a kid all kinds of issues and still to this day can't stay out of trouble. I say after Tiger Woods Story broke and by the way how long did that whole story take to come out? Anything is possible. I will say that if this is true then I would understand How and Why the Cavs playoff season ended that way.

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If this is true and Lebron threw the game to teach them a lesson, then he is sad individual. The Cavs, their organizatin and the Cav Fans don't deserve that. If Lebron had this problem, then he needed to kick Delonte ass and move on and the played the game in the top performance we are use to from him. Let's hope this isn't the reason for Lebron's ****ty performance, if so then he is a great disappointment to the Cavs and their fans, and he needs to head is big ego and butt out of Cleveland!!!

1585 days ago


11. Delonte is mixed with black and American Indian. He is going through a divorce I think, but DAMN he can do better than LeBron's mom!!

Posted at 8:03 AM on May 18, 2010 by Dee

.... How could he do better, you kidding, he will be Lebron's dad lol. LeBron, we still love you, plz stay in Cleavland!!!!

1585 days ago


every time you turn around the media is always trying to mess up other people lives, especially a black man who's doing something with his life,and instead of us as a black race trying to stick together we go right along with the crowd and trash him.i hope this isn't something you are teaching your children(to get a kick in when he's already being beat down or to be a follower not a leader)first of all whatever ms. james does in her life is her own business and she is an adult and last but not least what does lebron and him playing basketball have to do with a decision his mother made (if it is true).i don't see you trashing delonte west who is suppose to be involved.stop helping the media trash our people,until we make a change there won't be one made.IT'S TIME FOR A CHANGE.

1585 days ago

James Litter    

Breaking News: Update in Gloria James/Delonte West Rumor


1585 days ago

Max in Missouri    

To: Let's Talk Monkey

If you pay a girl off and threaten to publicly tarnish her image by intimidating her so you don't get convicted, its still rape. Just because Kobe used the system to his advantage, it's absolutely proposterous to say that he didn't rape anyone. Try to not be such an ignorant tool, if you can even muster that concept up in your pathetic little mind

1584 days ago


I've learned that maturity has more to do with what types of experiences you've had and what what you've learned from them and less to do with how many birthdays you've celebrated.

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Damn Delonte! But hey thats good news for maybe the waitress at Denny's. Lebrons mom???? COme on have you seen her?

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You're right about James Mom sleeping habits are not news. Nor is anybody sleeping habits news.

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If he was a true nba star he would stay and win a championship where he started. If not he is no different than any other player in the league. He needs to build his legacy where he is at. If not he is no different than any other co-star player. Lebron stop acting like a co-star player and be the star of the team. Be jordan like in cleveland. Not jordan like everywhere else jordan already shut it down. Show that nobody can shut cleveland down and you will be bigger than you ever wanted. Be Lebron like.

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