Can’t help it??♂️. Sports saved my life because the streets is so intriguing. 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. The 29-year-old, ten-years strong, power forward and recently married dad of two spoke about his life and being raised in a single-parent household with just his mom at the helm. Let's make it … Anthony McClelland is an ex-con biological father of LeBron James. If You Want More NBA/Basketball, Then Subscribe For More Content! Problem is, McClelland has been found guilty of theft five times and just got arrested for theft again on Nov. 12. She put me first. And be able to put my guys that’s with me now in position. Rich Paul, my agent. My mom worked anywhere and everywhere, trying to make ends meet. The video has since been deleted, but Complex has the screen shots of the posts. Powered by. We moved around from place to place—a dozen times in three years. Made me go to social media, I shed a tear or 2 every single time this episode comes on! It was catch as catch can, scraping to get by. LeBron explained what it was like to grow up faster than other kids. James never explains why he posted the penetrating words on his Instagram account but perhaps he was motivated by children, who feel cast aside or downtrodden, so they could gain some flicker of hope that dreams can very well come true. #godspeed THE TRUTH SHELL SET U FREE,U! Reportedly, James’ mom, Gloria, was only 16-years-old when she gave birth to the future sports dynamo, her first and only child. His dad, Anthony McClelland, is a different story as the NBA player has no relationship with his father. When I was growing up at times, on Father’s Day, I would write my mother a card, wishing her Happy Father’s Day. LeBron James’ Kids: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know, Gloria James & Anthony McClelland, LeBron’s Parents: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know, Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved. If You Want More NBA/Basketball, Then Subscribe For More Content! Yup. Before McClelland’s name hit the news, other men tried to make money off James by claiming they were his father. LeBron is vetoing any meetings. She was my mother, my father, my everything. Complex has the screen shots of the posts, LeBron said on the Road Trippin’ podcast (via My San Antonio). #GetItOutTheCoolah #ItWasBlazingHotOutside Happy 4th of July people!! But through all of that, I knew one thing for sure: I had my mother to blanket me and to give me security. Lebron’s mom Gloria James was only 16 when Lebron was born. James has credited his mother countless times for making him the athlete and family man he is today. Let’s investigate the 1st person. He plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA. According to USA Today, LeBron had missed 82 days of school, and his teacher handed him a stack of papers to complete to attempt to salvage a passing grade. LET THE WORLD KNOW WHATS THE REAL F—-D UP PROBLEM IN THE FAMILY. ARE ABOUT TO FEEL IT!!! My mother really struggled. Video related to gloria james & anthony mcclelland, lebron’s parents: 5 fast facts you need to know. #MommaThankYou,” LeBron tweeted. !, U SAW ME TREAT YOUR MOM LIKE A QUEEN, AND I SAW U TREAT YOUR WIFE LIKE A!!! There is very little information about LeBron’s father, aside from a 2002 ESPN the Magazine article which calls Anthony his dad. Once Gloria was able to rent an apartment, LeBron moved back in with his mother. #godspeed U!! Man my mom had no idea though. ESPN the Magazine identified LeBron’s father as Anthony McClelland in a 2002 article published before LeBron started his NBA career. “Every single time, I shed a tear,” LeBron said on the Road Trippin’ podcast (via My San Antonio). Learn more about LeBron's parents, Gloria James and Anthony McClelland. LeBron James may be one of the most famous athletes in the world, but he has not forgotten his mom, Gloria James. After finding out that he got Gloria James pregnant, he left. 20 Tweets Dragging Roseanne Barr To A White Privilege Hell, LeBron James’ Gives His Kids The Ultimate Christmas, LeBron James Weds Longtime Girlfriend Savannah Brinson In San Diego. Here’s a look at the caption of the original post. In the Instagram excerpt, the text lays over a photo of James in uniform before a game. James’ biological father wanted to be in his son’s life again, but had already been found guilty of theft five times and was arrested again a month before the article was published. LeBron explained how his mom split the duties with him on the Road Trippin’ (via USA Today) podcast. The resemblance is uncanny. Who is LeBron James' father and mother? The American basketball player, LeBron James is an older half-brother of Aaron Gamble. James, whose life was difficult moving from place to place with his mom as she struggled to make a paltry living, credits her for always keeping him by her side.