LeBron James has been working hard at improving his tarnished reputation this off-season. While he cannot shake his depiction as a late-game choker until the lockout ends and basketball resumes, he is trying to shed his identity as a heartless, self-aggrandizing franchise killer.
WATCH LEBRON JAMES’ ODDS OF WINNING 7 CHAMPIONSHIPS IN A ROW IN MCDONALD’S COMMERCIAL
There’s no better way to do that than by making fun of one’s self, which he does in a new McDonald’s commercial advertising their newest Monopoly promotion.
In the ad, an announcer gives odds on a number of occurrences, including winning a prize in Monopoly. When the announcer says “Odds of LeBron James winning seven championships,” as James infamously predicted at the Heat’s Big Three celebration last year, James simply smiles, shakes his head, and says “Come on, man.”
James also wins free fries in the commercial, like he really needed to save a few dollars. What’s next, Warren Buffett winning a free Honda Civic?
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