LeBron James, Kevin Durant discuss parenting and basketball in old Uber commercial: WATCH | #parenting


In 2018, when Kevin Durant played for the Golden State Warriors and LeBron James for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the two NBA icons shot and featured in an UNINTERRUPTED X Uber commercial. The video has both players discussing basketball and parenting and also features journalist Cari Champion. While they discuss other things, James is seen advising Durant, also speaking about taking things to the next level.

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LeBron James Uber commercial with Kevin Durant was all about advice and parenting

The video was shot in January in Akron, Ohio – before the Cavaliers and Warriors final regular season. Cari Champion drives, while James lists three destinations he will be taking them too. While the video starts with KD and James speaking about being the best in the league and taking things to the next level, the former starts speaking about James’ growth – from a high school kid to a father of three while dominating the NBA.

Durant asks James as to how he becomes a better husband and father every day, while he is not at that point in his life. James retraces the steps back to his childhood, sharing how his experience with his absentee father is what helped him become better. Though he wanted to become a professional player, he also hoped to have kids early – wanting to show his father that his way was wrong. In the end, James reminds Durant that he is still learning. 

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LeBron James endorsements

One of the richest athletes in the world, James boasts an impressive endorsement portfolio. Along with his Nike deal, James endorses Coca-Cola, Beats By Dre, 2K Sports and Blaze Pizza – whose franchises he owns with his partners in Chicago and Florida. He also has his own production company (SpringHill Entertainment) and media company (Uninterrupted).

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