LeBron James has apologized to head coach Tyronn Lue for his recent behavior.
LeBron James has met with Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue and general manager David Griffin about his behavior recently, according to a report from Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com.
Lue and James met after Cleveland's 122–101 loss to the Miami Heat on Saturday. James was seen chatting with former teammate Dwyane Wade instead of warming up with his team at halftime.
Griffin met with James on Wednesday afternoon after a report from Bleacher Report quoted James as saying that he would like to play on the same team with Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Wade before his career is over.
According to Vardon, James apologized to Lue for his behavior at halftime Saturday night and the discussion with Griffin was positive and productive.
“I just told him we can't have that, being down like we were and him being the leader,” Lue told Cleveland.com. “Just me being a competitor, I didn't like it. We had a long talk about it. It was good. He understood, he apologized, and he's been great.”Lue told Cleveland.com. “Just me being a competitor, I didn't like it. We had a long talk about it. It was good. He understood, he apologized, and he's been great.”
James recorded 26 points, six rebounds and eight assists in the Cavaliers' 113–104 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday.