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LeBron James denies visiting Philadelphia school

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 27: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives to the basket against T.J. McConnell #1 of the Philadelphia 76ers in the fourth quarter at Wells Fargo Center on November 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Cavaliers defeated the 76ers 112-108. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

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LeBron James visited a Los Angeles-area private school last fall. He said it was just for a workout, but his wife was also there. It seemed plausible they were checking out the school for their children, which only fueled LeBron-Lakers rumors.

And maybe prompted a copycat rumor.

The new one says LeBron visited Philadelphia schools during the All-Star break, which could indicate he’s at least considering signing with the 76ers this summer.

Jessica Camerato of NBC Philadelphia:

LeBron visiting a Philadelphia school during the All-Star break seemed farfetched. He has a house in Los Angeles, where he starred in the All-Star game and attended numerous sponsor events and parties. Not that it was impossible to stop by Philadelphia on his way to Cleveland, but he seemed to have his hands full in Los Angeles for so much of the break.

When LeBron visited the Los Angeles-area school, he was photographed there. Unless more evidence emerges of a Philadelphia school visit, I don’t believe it happened.