Being a parent to one of the greatest athletes of all time comes with so much joy. If not for anything at all, the recognition that comes with it is something worth living for.
This article focuses on Anthony McClelland, father of basketball star, Lebron James.
Who is Anthony McClelland?
Anthony McClelland is the father of basketball star, Lebron James.
He was a former basketball player during his high school days.
Not much has been revealed about his early life, since his high school sweetheart Gloria James and his son Lebron James have been secretive about him.
The little information available indicates that he was born in Akron, Ohio and attended high school together with Gloria James who he impregnated at an early age of sixteen.
He had a criminal history and was an absentee father.
When was Anthony McClelland born?
There is no information available about the date of birth of Anthony as his one-time family have been mute about it.
Who was the wife of Anthony McClelland?
Anthony was not known to have a wife. However, he got Gloria James, mother of Lebron James pregnant.
Who are the children of Anthony McClelland?
Anthony had two children, basketball star Lebron James and Aaron McClelland Gamble.
Lebron James – he is an American basketball player with Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA.
He started playing basketball at a very young age. He was raised by a single mother by name Gloria James.
As his father was absent from his life. Lebron moved around a lot since his mother was not able to keep a stable job.
He has since grown into a prolific man, winning awards in his field of play.
Notable are 4 NBA Championships, 4 NBA MVP and 4 NBA finals MVP.
He has been regarded as one of the best to play the game and is sometimes compared to Michael Jordan.
Aaaron McChelland Gamble- he is the assumed younger brother of Lebron.
He was born in 1987 in Akron, Ohio.
Not much is known about his life as that is supposedly a secret. Information has it than. According to sources, he tried to reaching out to Lebron but he didn’t want anything to do with Aaron.
Other Facts about Anthony McClelland
He was away from his sons’ lives forever. That made him a bad father.
Anthony played basketball in high school.
It is therefore a thing of no coincidence when Lebron James developed liking for the game of basketball.
Anthony was mostly in and out of jail. Since the mid-2000s, nothing has been heard from him.
He is assumed dead.