LeBron James reportedly the victim of a disgusting hate crime Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 11: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts in the second quarter against the Golden State Warriors during Game Four of the 2015 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 11, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) is reporting that LeBron James’ Los Angeles home was vandalized and the intruders left a despicable message.

“Here’s what we know … multiple LAPD units and a neighborhood patrol vehicle responded to the home early Wednesday morning. We’re told the (n) word was scrawled on the outer gate.”

TMZ reported that police hope to find the suspects with footage from surveillance cameras. The graffiti was spray painted on the front gate of his Los Angeles home, and has since been covered up, TMZ reported.

The Cleveland Cavaliers open the NBA Finals at 9 p.m. ET on Thursday against the Golden State Warriors in a best-of-seven contest.

Ray Marcano About the author:
Ray grew up in the Bronx, New York, so no surprise --- he's a lifelong New York Yankee fan. He's suffered through the last 40 years of bad New York hoops (he's a Knicks fan) and gets occasional giggles from the Rangers (NHL finals last year!).  In addition to his ...Read more
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