LeBron James Will Skip The 2016 Olympics

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Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James will not be playing in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.

James’ agent informed Team USA that he wouldn’t be playing on Thursday, according to These Are The Hottest Photos Of Ronda Rousey  On The Internet)

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

“I could use the rest,” the three-time NBA champion also told (SLIDESHOW: This Gorgeous Olympian Loves To Show Off Lots Of Skin)

James previously won a gold medal in the 2012 Olympics.

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