(CBS) In town for Tuesday evening’s season opener against the Bulls, Cavaliers star LeBron James on Monday posted an Instagram photo of Simeon Career Academy that featured his King James logo illuminated on the front of the building.
Simeon is Bulls star Derrick Rose’s alma mater, as well as that of Bucks second-year pro Jabari Parker. Simeon’s a Nike school, and James is signed with Nike. Rose is aligned with Adidas.READ MORE: Delivery Driver Shot In Head In Back of The Yards; 18-Year-Old Struck In Thigh
“Had to send a Huge S/O to my young boys and all at Simeon Academy. Chi town finest!” James wrote in his Instagram post.READ MORE: Toys For Tots Motorcycle Parade Delivers Presents For Children
On Tuesday morning at shootaround, James indicated the logo being associated with Simeon was a collaboration between him and Nike.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Monday Brings Wind, Blast Of Cold Air
“If my name’s on it, it is something personal,” he said. “But it is also a Nike thing. It’s a great academy. Those kids are unbelievable.”