LeBron James has made an estimated $200 million in the NBA, with even higher earnings off the floor, but that doesn’t mean he spends his money frivolously.
In an interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols, alongside newly acquired Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dwyane Wade, James revealed that there are certain things he refuses to spend his money on.
Nichols said that Wade recently called James “the cheapest guy in the NBA,” to which James said, “That is so, so, so, so falsely true.”
Wade said James won’t use his phone if he’s not on wifi, which James also said was true.
“No, I’m not doing that,” James said. “I’m not turning on data roaming, I’m not buying no apps, I still got Pandora with commercials.”
James laughed saying he’ll be listening to music on Pandora when a commercial will come on advertising the chance for fans to meet him at a Cavs game.
Nichols said, “You know you’re rich, right?” James simply responded, “I’m not paying for it.”