Sorry Heat Fans, LeBron And Pat Riley Did Not Meet In Secret Last Week

Despite a Twitter storm and rumors circulating around the interwebs, LeBron James did not have a secret meeting with Miami Heat President Pat Riley last week.

One news website even ran with the rumors, using photoshopped Tweets from Sun-Sentinel reporter Omar Kelly as a source.

Kelly quickly came out and set the record straight about the Tweets:

James had been in Miami for a few day mini-vacation last week to workout with his former Heat teammate Dwyane Wade and enjoy the warm weather.

Many people started speculating that the visit meant something a little more serious and that James could perhaps be planning on returning to play in South Florida.

“What do I go there for? Go there ’cause I want to,” James said in an interview last week according to ESPN. “I would love to go to L.A., but I’ll take 2½ [hour flight] over 4½. I’ve got a house in L.A., but it makes more sense for me to go south than go west. But I go because I want to.”

But the moral to this story yet again is to not believe everything that you read online.

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