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LeBron James’s Los Angeles Home Vandalized With Racist Slur

Lebron James recently booked his unprecedented seventh straight trip to the NBA Finals. 

Throughout his career, James has been ranked by Forbes as one of the world’s most influential athletes, and in 2017, he was listed as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time.

On Wednesday, Lebron and his L.A. home were the target of a hate crime. TMZ Sports first reported that the home was vandalized, with the N word spray-painted on his front gate. Multiple LAPD units and a neighborhood patrol vehicle responded to the house early Wednesday morning, but by the time they showed up, the disgusting racial slur had already been covered up.

TMZ Sports also reported that investigators are looking for security footage from neighbors, which may show the perpetrator.

Variety first reported that LeBron bought this 9,350-square-foot Brentwood mansion in 2015 for $21 million. However, it does not appear that Lebron lives in the Brentwood home on a regular basis and was not there when the incident occurred.

LeBron responded to the incident during media day for the NBA Finals.

LeBron James responds to the vandalism incident at his home pic.twitter.com/goMoicIIit

— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) May 31, 2017

This Thursday, the highly anticipated NBA Finals rematch between LeBron’s Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors will begin in the Bay Area.

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