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Watch LeBron James Show Off His Cannon Football Arm, One-Handed Catch Skills at Cleveland Cavaliers Practice

The King could have a new career in the NFL if that pro basketball thing doesn't work out.

Maybe the Cleveland Browns should consider a new quarterback.

LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates brought out a football at practice on Thursday—showing off some sick athletic skills. James has always been a beast when it comes to natural talent and raw ability in basketball, but he also looked pretty comfortable tossing around the pigskin.

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James showed off his cannon of an arm—and shirtless chiseled chest—while throwing the football across the practice facility to J.R. Smith, easily hitting the guard in stride with accuracy:

The King also showed off his wide receiver skills, channeling his inner Odell Beckham Jr. with this one-handed grab:

James, Kyrie Irving, and Smith also attempted some alley-oops with the football, but those moves were not too successful. James tried one, but the ball went through his fingers—literally:



JR Smith, LeBron and Kyrie throwing a football after Cavs practice.

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James has a massive arm, and has said in the past he would love to play in an NFL game before his career is over, but perhaps he should stick to his original sport. 

He’s shown that he’s pretty good at that one. 

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The Cavaliers start the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Atlanta Hawks on Monday.


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